Kids Events, Readings & Spoken Word, Workshops, Americana, Art Events, Special Events

Irondequoit Library May Programs

When: Mondays-Wednesdays, Sat., May 11, Fri., May 17, Sat., May 18, Fri., May 24 and Thu., May 30. Continues through May 31 2019

ADULT PROGRAMS

Drop-In Knitting Circle: Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm.
Bring your needlework projects and chat with others while you work. No registration required.
Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors: Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:00-6:00 pm.
Come in during our drop in hours to get help with all your technology questions. No registration required.
Learn English as a Second Language: Wednesdays at 5:30 pm.
Learn to speak, read, and write English better. Join ESOL Associates. No registration required.
The Spirit in Practice with the Rev. Michelle Yates:
Tuesday, May 7 at 2:00 pm: Session 9: Justice Practices
Tuesday, May 21 at 2:00 pm: Session 10: Looking Back and Moving Forward.
These sessions offer a forum that can enrich your faith journey.Registration is required.
A Listening Circle - Men and Women Becoming Allies for Each Other: Saturday, May 11, 12:45-4:00 pm.
The Circle process creates a confidentially safe, brave space for honest sharing and deep listening for men and women. Participants are urged to arrive at 12:45 pm. Registration is required.
A Concert by the Don Newcomb Band - a Tribute to Bob Wills and Americana Music: May 13 at 7:00 pm.
A concert of western and country swing and traditional Americana pieces. All ages welcome, no registration required.
Iron Book Discussion Group - Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance: Tuesday, May 14 at 7:00 pm and Thursday, May 16 at 3:00 pm.
Books are available for a month-long checkout. No registration required.
Meet with a LawNY Health Insurance Navigator: Friday, May 17, 1:00-5:00 pm.
An experienced LawNy Navigator can help you explore your health insurance options and enroll in coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace. **Please bring photoID, the most recent 4 weeks worth of pay stubs (if self employed, previous year's tax return), immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and social security numbers and birth dates of all family members.** Registration for a one hour appointmentis required.
ROC Game Fest Spring Mini Show - Exhibit Hall: Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 am.
Play dozens of video games and tabletop games from developers throughout New York. No registration required.
Social Mediaand the Job Search with Arthur Catalanello: Tuesday, May 21 at 7:00 pm.
This program will discuss the roles of LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook in today's job search environment. Attendees are encouraged to have some prior social media experience. Registration is required.
IPL Genealogy Group - Maps for Genealogical Research: Wednesday, May 22 at 7:00 pm.
Larry Naukam, President of the Rochester Genealogical Societywill show us how maps can be used to find ancestral locations and other family information. Researching land deeds will also be discussed. Registration is required.
RESCHEDULED IPL Genealogy Group - Genealogy Research Using Newspaper Records with Eris Vaughn: Thursday, May 23 at 7:00 pm.
Learn about Newspapers. com, GenealogyBank, NorthernNY Newspapers, and Fulton History Postcards sites. Mr. Vaughn will also show us how to use clues and information to locate obituaries and news articles. Registration is required.
Monthly Talking Circle - Connection: How Does Fear Bring Us Together? How Does Fear Divide Us?: Tuesday, May 28 at 6:00 pm.
Talking circles invite us to enjoy our shared time, and to come together for respectful and meaningful conversations. Registration is required.
Classic Book discussion Group - Robinson Crusoe by Daniel DeFoe: Thursday, may 30 at 3:00 pm. Books are available for a month-long checkout. No registration required.

TEEN PROGRAMS

Anime Club: Ages 13-18. Tuesday, May 14 at 4:00 pm.
We watch and discuss Anime. Registration is required.
Making the Most of Your College Visit with Jodi Atkin: Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 pm.
Prioritize what to look for in a college visit and what essential questions to ask.

CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

Baby Signing Time with Linda Schmackpfeffer: Ages 0-23 months. Friday, may 17 at 10:30 am.
We will use books, songs, and other playful activities to teach caregivers and tots useful ASL signs. No registration required.
Z Girls Storytime: Ages 2-8. Saturday, May 18 at 10:30 am.
Join the Z Girls as they read a story and share a related activity. No registration required.
Family Dance Party: Ages 2-5. Friday, May 24 at 10:30 am.
Music and movement. No registration required.