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Adult Programs

The Streets of Rochester, a Century Ago (in-person)
Wednesday, September 22, 7:00-8:00 PM
Registration opens September 8 | Register here

New York Museum of Transportation Trustee Jim Dierks will show hundreds of photographs depicting our area’s history of moving people and things. Among these are photos made by New York State Railways, operators of our city streetcars. In 140 black-and-white images, we’ll see vintage autos, early trucks, a few streetcars, and in a few cases the results of altercations between them.

Book Discussion Group (in-person)
Thursday, September 23, 2:00-3:30 PM
Registration opens August 19 | Register here

Masks are highly encouraged; please stay tuned for any updates. This month’s selection is Coming Clean by Kimberly Rae Miller, led by Judie Marinucci. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk or for curbside pickup starting mid-August. Librarians Kim Catalanello and Candice Johnson will co-host.

Folded Fabric Pumpkins (in-person)
Saturday, September 25, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Registration opens September 10 | Register here

Linda Bowers will show you how to create a decorative pumpkin for the fall using a foam shape, fabric pieces, and straight pins. Completed pumpkin will appear to be quilted, although no sewing is involved. Please bring a small, sharp pair of scissors if you have them.