Art Events, Workshops, Lectures, Readings & Spoken Word, Activism, Film, Kids Events

Irondequoit Library November Programs

When: Nov. 1-27 and Nov. 29-30 2019

Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:00-6:00 pm.
Come in during our drop in hours for help with all your technology questions. No registration required. Maker's Lab Digitization Training Workshop: Mondays at 7:00 pm and Thursdays at 2:00 pm. Learn how to use the VHS to DVD Converter and the Epson Scanner that creates digital copies of your photos, slides, and negatives. Patrons wishing to reserve the Masker's Lab to use this equipment must take this training workshop first. Registration is required.
Drop-In Knitting Circle
Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm.
Bring your needlework projects and chat with others while your work. No registration required.
Learn English as a Second Language
Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm.
Learn to speak, read, and write English better with English for Speakers of Other Languages Associates. No registration required.
Book Talk by Michael Lasser - City Songs & American Life
Tuesday, November 5, 7:00-8:30 pm.
Michael Lasser is a lecturer, writer, broadcaster, and critic whose nationally syndicated radio show, Fascinatin' Rhythm, has been on the air since 1980. He will be talking about his latest book, City Songs and American Life, 1900-1950. Registration is required.
Internet Security, Privacy & Safety with Daniel Jones
Wednesday, November 6 at 6:00 pm.
Learn how to better protect yourself online. Registration is required.
Vitamins & Herbs: The Basics behind Choosing Dietary Supplements
Thursday, November 7 at 7:00 pm.
Kathryn Seelman of Irondequoit Pharmacy will discuss what dietary supplements are, how they are sourced and where to start when considering what to purchase. Registration is required.
Iron Book Discussion Group:- The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
Tuesday, November 12 at 7:00 pm & Thursday, November 14 at 3:00 pm.
New readers always welcome. Books are available to a month-long checkout. No registration required.
Make a Mosaic
Thursday, November 14, 7:00-8:30 pm.
Using tumbled colored glass, nuggets and old dishes, create a beautiful mosaic mirror. All supplies provided. Co-sponsored by the Irondequoit Conservation Board and Irondequoit Mothers Out Front. To register, contact Michelle Nichols at or call 336-6017.
Meet with a LawNY Health Insurance Navigator
Fridays, November 15 and 29, 1:00-4:00 pm.
An experienced LawNy Navigator can help you enroll in coverage through the New York State of health Marketplace. **Bring photo ID, 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 appointment is required.
Reversing Global Warming: Intro to Drawdown
Friday, November 15 at 3:00 pm.
Learn about a comprehensive plan to reverse global warming from Project Drawdown, a scientific study that identified 100 solutions that, together, could actually reverse global warming by 2050. You will see the vital role you can play in reversing global warming. Registration is required.
A Listening Circle: Men and Women Becoming Allies for Each Other
Saturday, November 16, 12:45-4:00 pm.
The Circle process creates a safe, space for honest sharing and listening. All participants are urged to arrive at 12:45 pm. Registration is required.
The Mind-Blowing, Hair-Raising, Spine-Tingling, Saturday Matinee Film Series
Saturday, November 16, 1:00-4:45 pm.
Be astounded by a thrilling movie selection every month. Please call 336-6060 for this month's movie selection. No registration required.
Antiquities of Egypt with Dan Reardon
Monday, November 18, 7:00-8:30 pm.
Visit The Sphinx, Valley of the Kings, Karnak, Abu Simbel, the Nile and other sites that are thousands of years old. No registration required.
Monthly Talking Circle: Ways We Show Appreciation & Gratitude
Wednesday, November 20, 2:00-4:00 pm.
Talking circles invite us to come together for respectful and meaningful conversations. Registration is required.
IPL Genealogy Group: Interactive Workshop with Your DNA Results
Wednesday, November 20 at 7:00 pm.
Don Sigwalt will share his expertise on how to analyze your DNA and he will walk you through the free tools on Please bring your laptop or tablet. Registration is required.
Classic Book Discussion: The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
Thursday, November 21 at 3:00 pm.
New readers always welcome. Books are available for a one-month checkout. No registration required.

Teen Writing Group: Ages 12-18.
Friday, November 1, 3:30-5:00 pm.
Join us to write, share, edit, and laugh. Registration is required.
Dungeons & Dragons (&Donuts!): Ages 13-18.
Saturday, November 2, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. Join the most popular role playing game of all time. Registration required.
Teen Escape Room: Ages 10-18.
Monday, November 4 at 4:00 pm.
The clock is ticking... you and your teammates have only a few minutes to find the clues, solve the puzzles, and unlock the box before it's too late. Join us each month for a different scenario. Registration is required.
Anime Club: Ages 13-18.
Tuesday, November 12 at 4:00 pm.
Join our Anime Club for teens. We'll talk about manga, watch anime, and eat food. Registration is required.
Teen Advisory Board: Ages 12-18.
Thursday, November 14 at 4:00 pm.
Have a say in programs offered to teens, get your hands on the latest books, hang out with friends, eat snacks, and play games. Join our Teen Advisory Board. No registration required.
Role Playing Games for Teens: Ages 13-18.
Saturday, November 16, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.
Each month will feature a new role playing game like Deadlands or Call of Cthulhu. Registration required. Special Teen Escape Room: Ages 10-18. Saturday, November 23 at 2:00 pm. Try your luck to see if you can escape from the Marvel Universe. Registration is required.
Teen Maker Club: Ages 10-18.
Wednesday, November 27 at 4:00 pm.
We'll get hands on with different tools and technology and get creative in the Maker's lab. Registration is required.
Teen Food Challenge: Ages 10-18.
Friday, November 29 at 3:00 pm.
Can you taste the difference between different chips, cookies, or other snacks? Challenge your taste buds. Registration is required.

ASL Storytime: Ages 1-5.
Saturday, November 2 at 11:00 am.
Children will learn ASL rhymes and rhythms and engage in a story presented in sign language. No registration required.
Stop Motion Animation: Ages 8-12.
Tuesday, November 5 at 6:00 pm.
Bring your ideas to life by creating a short movie using stop motion animation. Registration is required.
Storytime Craft: Ages 2-5.
Wednesdays, November 6, 13, & 20 at 11:00 am.
Join us for a craft following our Wednesday storytime. No registration required.
Family Dance Party: Ages 2-5.
Friday, November 8 at 10:30 am.
Join us for music and movement as we shake all our sillies out. No registration required.
Kid's Book Club: Grades 3-5.
Thursday, November 14 at 4:00 pm.
We'll discuss books, do an activity, and have a snack. This month we're reading Frightlopedia: An Encyclopedia of Everything Scary, Creepy, and Spine-Chilling by Julie Winterbottom. Pick up a copy at the library. Registration is required.