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Booked for the Evening

Booked for the Evening
Fall 2014
Please scroll down for event photos.

Many people helped us celebrate
Perry Public Library's
100th Anniversary!
Programs by Peggy Parker, Geoffrey Fleming,
Cynthia Howk, and Ann Burlingham.

Click here for a detailed program to print.

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Booked for the Evening is sponsored by
Friends of Perry Public Library.

Click here for a detailed program to print.

Click here for small Booked for the Evening poster to print.


Booked for the Evening Fall 2014 Event Photos

After a 2-week break, Perry Public Library's 100th Anniversary series
continued with the final program on
Monday, November 17, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
100 Years of Books: An Entertaining Journey
Presented by Ann Burlingham

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So many books ... so little time

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Here's one more photo thanks to Ann and her phone!

RESOURCES:   Click here for a list of resources provided by Ann at her program.

   Thank you to Ann Burlingham for her terrific program.  We enjoyed hearing her comments and also staying around after the program for more discussion.
There is always something to talk about when books are involved!

Monday, October 27, 2014
Discover Perry & Silver Lake: 200 Years of Historic Architecture
Presented by Cynthia Howk, Architectural Research Coordinator,
Landmark Society of Western New York, Inc.

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Above and below: Just a few of the many slides

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This program was supported by special donations given in honor of the library's 100 anniversary.

  Monday, October 20, 2014
The Remarkable Life & Career of Lemuel Maynard Wiles
Presented by Geoffrey K. Fleming, Director, Southold Historical Society

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Before the program begins ...

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We give a special thank you to Gallery Curator Emeritus Herb Hawley for sponsoring tonight's program.

Monday, October 13, 2014
Perry Public Library: The First Hundred Years
Presented by Peggy Parker, Library Director

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Fall 2014 Story Times
for two different age groups starting in October.
Please scroll to see both.


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Perry Public Library Trustees, Staff, Friends, and Guests Attend
Pioneer Library System Annual Meeting and Dinner

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Bristol Harbour Resort, Canandaigua, NY

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Back:  Eric Parker, Peggy Parker, Henry Parker-Burlingham, Ann Burlingham, Kassie Wegner, Brian Platter, Barb Glenn, John Glenn.
Seated:  Dave Shearing, Dave Bojanowski, Sandy Bojanowski, Janet Rossman, Kavin Rossman.

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A Tale for Three Counties Announcement Party
Thursday, November 20, 2014, 12:30 p.m.
Held simultaneously at four locations.
Scroll down for photos of the event in Perry.

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Despite the wintry weather, we held our event in Perry as planned.
See the photos below:
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Perry Public Library
Book Discussion Group

Upcoming Titles:

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For a list of all Book Discussion titles, click here.

November 25, 2014

A Fatal Grace,
a Chief Inspector Armand Gamache
mystery by Louise Penny

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December 2014


Happy Holidays

January 27, 2015

The Liar's Wife,
four novellas by Mary Gordon

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February 24, 2015

We Are Called to Rise,
a novel by Laura McBride

This is the 2015 Tale for Three Counties
selected book and author.
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All are welcome to join our Book Discussion Group at any time.

Here is the procedure for borrowing book discussion titles:

Ask the library staff to place a hold for you for a copy to borrow,
OR place the hold yourself online in the OWWL Catalog.

Ask for help if you haven’t done this before:
Click here for OWWL instructions,
or call the library at

Wi-Fi Access

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Did you know that in addition to regular internet access
we have wireless internet access here at the library?

Bring in your own laptop computer, and use your OWWL library card and PIN
to log on to the network.

Visitors may request a guest pass at the main desk.      

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All four counties share the same
public library card!

1 library card •
4 counties

Pioneer Library System

ALL libraries in the System
circulate their materials in OWWL!

Go to OR will take you right
into the catalog without the preliminary web page found at the link.


• Have OWWL Library Card
• Have PIN (password)
• Can place holds and renew items online


• Or, ask the library staff how!


Mon, Wed  1:00 - 7:00 PM
Tues, Thurs  10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday  1:00 to 5:00 PM
Sat  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

BUT... You can access your OWWL account online
24 hours a day at

Register for your OWWL card if you don't already
have one.

Explore the OWWL catalog for yourself at any time at:
will take you right
into the catalog without the preliminary web page found at the link.

Click here for library gift items for sale.

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See the library's website Archive for previous web articles about library events.

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