From the Town: New York State Foreclosure – Mortgage and Foreclosure Assistance Available

Mortgage and Foreclosure Assistance Available

Help is available through the NYS Office of the Attorney General’s Homeowner Protection Program (HOPP) at no cost to you. 

If you are a NYS homeowner struggling to make payments, or in a forbearance agreement with your servicer, know your options. You may qualify for new federal assistance.

Beware of scams and of companies asking for payment to help with your mortgage. Before you give up your home, have your mortgage checked by a

qualified NYS professional for free.

Call the NYS HOPP Toll-Free Hotline at 1-855-HOME-456 (1-855-466-3456) or

go to to get connected with a non-profit in your area.

From the Library – Here’s Our Storytime Schedule for December 2021

You might have seen the first few flakes in the air this morning, so December is coming… but that also means it’s time for our December Storytime schedule in the Children’s Library!

Monday Babytime
Dates: Every Monday (No Storytime on 12/27)
Time: 10:30 AM

Morning Storytime
Dates: Every Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 10:30 AM

Evening Storytime
Dates: Every Tuesday
Time: 6:30 PM

Saturday Storytime
Dates: Saturday, December 11
Time: 10:30 AM

Don’t forget, we’re asking all Storytime participants over the age of two to wear a mask inside the library.

From the Library – NEXT WEDNESDAY (12/1/21): Exchange Experience: How to Host an Exchange Student

Are you interested in hosting a foreign exchange student? Learn how the program works during Exchange Experience: How to Host an Exchange Student, a Zoom presentation that’ll be held on Wednesday, December 1, at 3:00 PM.

A representative from Student Travel Schools will join us to talk about the Department of State high school exchange program and how you can promote world peace by hosting an exchange student.

If you’d like to attend this program, please register now through our Event Calendar. Participants will receive an email with the login information for Zoom before the program begins.

From the Library – Upcoming Holiday Hours for the Irondequoit Library (11/24/21 – 11/26/21)

Thanksgiving is almost here, so we just wanted to let you know that the Irondequoit Public Library will be operating with reduced hours next week:

Wednesday, November 24
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday, November 25

Friday, November 26

Regular hours will resume on Saturday, November 27.