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Turning 65 and Medicare
Tuesday, September 26
6:30-7:30 PM
*For Seniors and Those 60+*
Join us for an educational session designed to provide attendees with an understanding of the working time line on what is needed when Turning 65. Who needs to apply for Medicare? When to apply for Medicare? How to apply for Medicare? What is Medicare and the five moving parts? How to avoid Penalties. Free Program offered by Andrea of T65 & Beyond. Call 624-6067 to register.
Turning 65 and Medicare


Healthy Homes 101: Essential Oils

Healthy Homes 101: Essential Oils

Saturday, September 30

11:00 AM-Noon

*For Adults & Teens*

Need some ideas on how to improve your life style and overall health? Learning about essential oils and how you can effectively use them to boost your well-being is the perfect opportunity to begin thinking about simple solutions. Lynn Burse of Young Living Essential Oils will present a one-hour program on toxic-free, healthy homes. Call 624-6067 to register.


NY's New "Free Tuition" Scholarship:

What Must You Know?

Tuesday, October 3

6:00-8:00 PM

*For Adults*

This presentation will review key rules for the new college scholarship, teach financial aid and preparation, and share strategies for graduating in two to four years - a new Excelsior Scholarship requirement. Co-presenters include John Summers Financial Services and Edie Steele, PhD, of Finish in Four, LLC. Call 624-6067 to register.

NY's Free Tuition Scholarship 


Inside Out movie

Inside Out Movie Viewing

Followed by Q&A with Screenwriter,

HFL's Own Meg LeFauve

Friday, October 6

11:00 AM-1:30 PM

*For Everyone*

Watch Inside Out, and then discuss the movie with the screenwriter, HFL's own and Oscar-nominated Meg LeFauve. The movie is about Riley, a happy, hockey-loving, 11-year-old Midwestern girl who has her world turned upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco. Riley's emotions try to guide her through this difficult, life-changing event. However, the stress of the move brings Sadness to the forefront. When Joy and Sadness are inadvertently swept into the far reaches of Riley's mind, the only emotions left in Headquarters are Anger, Fear, and Disgust. Call 624-6067 to register.


Babysitter Course for Ages 11+

by EPIC Trainings

Monday, October 9

9:30 AM-2:30 PM

*For Ages 11 and Up*

Taught through classroom discussion, instructor-led lecture, and supplemented by an interactive video presentation, this five-hour class for boys and girls aged 11 and up teaches participants the roles and responsibilities of a babysitter, including skills in accident prevention, first aid, and abdominal thrusts for choking victims. Each student will receive a workbook and a certification card upon completion. Students are asked to bring a self-addressed, stamped envelope to class.


A course fee of $45 (check made out to EPIC Trainings) will be due the day of the course. The Mendon Library will provide a free pizza lunch. Call 624-6067 to register.


Home Alone Course for Ages 7-12

by EPIC Trainings

Monday, October 9

10:00 AM-Noon

*For Ages 7-12*

This two-hour class is designed to teach children, aged 7-12, who are home alone, the importance of behaving responsibly. Topics include, but are not limited to: basic first aid tips, what to do when a stranger comes to the door, answering the telephone, internet safety, and how to react during a variety of miscellaneous emergencies such as power outages and fires. Knowing when your child is ready to stay home alone is a difficult decision; preparation can make the transition much easier for you and your child.


A course fee of $20 (check made out to EPIC Trainings) will be due the day of the course. The Mendon Library will provide a free pizza lunch. Call 624-6067 to register.

Home Alone Course for Ages 7-12


Firefly Friends

Firefly Friends:

"Grow and Glow"

(Wing 2 ~ orange patch)

Wednesdays, October 18-November 8

12:30-1:05 PM or 1:30-2:05 PM

*For Ages 2-5 with Parent/Caregiver*

Firefly Friends is a program of stories, songs, and crafts with weekly themes for helping little ones shine bright lights. Classes led by Jennifer DeVille Catalano. The fee for a four-week wing is $10; scholarships are available. Class size is limited to 11 children. Call 624-6067 to register for all four classes in each wing.





Story Times

Story Time

Tuesdays & Fridays, 10:00-10:30 AM

*For Toddlers to Pre-School*

Meet us for stories and more! These times will encourage early literacy, a love of books and being read to, following simple directions, taking turns, being part of a group, and being a good listener. No registration necessary.


Technology Training

Tuesdays, 10 AM-1 PM

Wednesdays, 4-7 PM

*For Adults*

Laptops, tablets, e-readers, iPads, and more. Have a question? Come to a FREE, one-on-one training session to get answers and learn how to do it yourself. Call 624-6067 for an appointment; walk-ins welcome if space allows.


Paws to Relaxo with Sheltie Shylo

Paws to Relax with Sheltie Shylo

Tuesday, September 26 & October 10

6:30-7:30 PM

*For Kids of All Ages & Dog-Lovers*

Stop in to hang out with Shylo, a Sheltie therapy dog! You can cuddle, play, and read stories to Shylo and make a new friend. No registration necessary.


Building Buddies

Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 AM

*For Toddlers to Pre-School*

This combination story time and play time fosters early literacy, social skills, creativity, fine motor skills, and parallel play among young children. Grown-ups can socialize or browse through a magazine or newspaper in our comfortable Jacobs Family Reading Room while children play with building blocks. No registration necessary.


Building Buddies


The Knit Nook

The Knit Nook

2nd & 4th Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 AM

*For All Ages and All Abilities*

This knitting group is all about fellowship. Learn to knit a simple project or bring one that's in progress. New knitters will receive No. 7 needles and acrylic yarn. Experienced knitters can bring their own needles, yarn, and projects. Books and magazines with antique and current knitting ideas will be available. No registration necessary.





For Details, go to What We Offer, Events Calendar


Preparing for Medicare

Preparing for Medicare

Tuesday, October 10

6:00-8:00 PM

Healthy Eating for Seniors

Healthy Eating for Seniors

Thursday, October 12

1:00-2:00 PM

Afternoon at the Movies: Lawrence of Arabia

Afternoon at the Movies:

Lawrence of Arabia

Wednesday, October 18

2:00-4:00 PM

Author Visit & Story Time: Monster Trucks!

Author Visit & Story Time:

Monster Trucks!

Saturday, October 21

10:30-11:30 AM



Don't live in Monroe County?

Don't have a library card?

That's okay!

You don't have to be a Monroe County resident or have a library card to use our free high-speed WiFi, utilize the copier, print things, reserve a study room, or just hang out at the library to read or work. ANYONE can use the Mendon Public Library! If you live outside of Monroe County but still want to get a library card, we offer a courtesy out-of-county library card that enables you to use any of Mendon's services and check out any of our materials. We also offer Monroe County cards at $25 a year that give you full access to all Monroe libraries, Overdrive (where you can check out e-materials), and the ability to place interlibrary loans!


Free High-Speed Wifi

Free High-Speed WiFi

High-speed wireless internet access is available to patrons who bring in their laptops or mobile devices. Our WiFi speed consistently clocks in at 10+ Mbps for downloads and 10+ Mbps for uploads, making it a breeze to work, study, stream content, and download files at the library. Combine this with our wireless printing, and you are set to go!


Got talent you would

be willing to share?

We're looking for artists and craftspeople who would like to teach others by offering a program at our library.

We'd love to hear from you!

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