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We enhance our community’s intellectual and creative pursuits by providing expertise in combination with an eclectic collection. We are committed to providing the highest quality of service at the greatest value in a comfortable and inclusive environment.

Winter Holiday Book Sale

The sale starts Nov 29th and runs during library hours until all is gone! Gently used books, DVDs, CDs, and puzzles for adults and children with a holiday theme are available. Children’s items are in a limited supply … shop early for the best selection.

Chorus of the Genesee, Barbershop Group Sing A Cappella for the Holidays!

The Chorus will be sharing a cappella music on Tuesday, December 6 from 7-8pm that spans traditional barbershop to contemporary to some holiday selections. Please register so we can provide enough seating.

ROC City Ringers Handbell Ensemble

The choir, a community handbell ensemble formed in 2013, performs a wide range of classical, contemporary and sacred music. Come enjoy this wonderful group on Saturday, December 10th from 3-4pm! Registration is required.

Tuesday Movie Matinee – White Christmas

Join us for a movie on the big screen in our Community Room on Tuesday, December 13 at 1pm! The film is White Christmas (1954) run time 120 minutes. No registration required.

Lunchtime Book Discussion – Small Things Like These

Small Things Like These is a historical fiction novel by Claire Keegan. It won the 2022 Orwell Prize for Political Fiction, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

All are welcome to come Thursday, December 15 at 12pm; no registration necessary. The books for discussion are available at the Circulation Desk the month before the scheduled discussion

Rochester Mandolin Orchestra

The Rochester Mandolin Orchestra is a community orchestra that promotes and features the mandolin family of instruments, along with other string instruments, in an orchestral setting.  They will be performing on Saturday, December 17 at 3pm. Registration is required.

Tuesday Movie Matinee – New Year’s Eve

Join us, Tuesday, December 27 at 1pm for a movie on the big screen in our Community Room! The film is New Year’s Eve (2011), running time 118 minutes.

Walk In Tech Tutor

Have tech questions? Our Tech Tutor Jenny will be available to help you find answers! Drop in Tech Tutor hours will run from 1:00-2:00 pm every Tuesday and Thursday! No registration is required.

hoopla @WPL!

Use hoopla to access music, movies, TV series, graphic novels/comics, ebooks, and audio books. for more information check out the hoopla page.

Drive-Up, Pick-Up Service is Available!

Our Drive-Up, Pick-Up service is available Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 7:30 pm and Friday – Saturday 10 am – 4:30 pm! Email your book, movie, audiobook, music, video game requests to webster.reference@libraryweb.org. Be sure to include your name and library card number with the request. We’ll email you back with instructions on how to pick it up when it’s ready!

New Books on Adult Kindle Fire

Check out The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama, I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette Mccurdy, Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry, Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America by Maggie Haberman and many more. For more new books and information about the Kindle Fires go to the Kindle page.

New Books

Fiction

Before I do
Daughters of the new year : a novel
Dinosaurs : a novel
Illuminations : stories
Dashing through the snowbirds : a Meg Langslow mystery
The favor : a novel
The oracle of Maracoor
Miss Del Río : a novel
The plot and the pendulum
Jackal : a novel
Blackmail and bibingka
The boys from Biloxi
Dead man's hand
Hester : a novel
It starts with us : a novel
Lavender House
Next in line
The picture bride
Demon Copperhead : a novel
Distant thunder
Endless summer : stories
A heart full of headstones
The high notes : a novel
The last chairlift : a novel
Long shadows
Mad honey : a novel
The maze
No plan B : a Jack Reacher Novel
Our missing hearts : a novel
The passenger
Righteous prey
The twelve topsy-turvy, very messy days of Christmas
All good people here : a novel
Reckoning : an FBI thriller
The girl in his shadow : a novel

Nonfiction

Down and out in paradise : the life of Anthony Bourdain
Hold the line : the insurrection and one cop's battle for America's soul
Visual thinking : the hidden gifts of people who think in pictures, patterns, and abstractions
Zarifa : a woman's battle in a man's world
The myth of normal : trauma, illness, & healing in a toxic culture
Cinema speculation
Confidence man : the making of Donald Trump and the breaking of America
The January 6 Report : Findings from the Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 Attack on the U.s. Capitol With Reporting, Analysis and Visuals by the New York Times
The philosophy of modern song
Revenge : Meghan, Harry, and the war between the Windsors
So help me God
Waypoints : my Scottish journey
Starry messenger : cosmic perspectives on civilization
Adrift : America in 100 charts
Killing the legends : the lethal danger of celebrity
Live wire : long-winded short stories
Dinners with Ruth : a memoir on the power of friendships
The mosquito bowl : a game of life and death in World War II
I'm glad my mom died
In the houses of their dead : the Lincolns, the Booths, and the spirits