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Take Your Child to the Library Day

"Take Your Child to the Library" Day

Saturday, February 4

10:00 AM-4:00 PM

*For the Whole Family*

Celebrate national "Take Your Child to the Library" Day by bringing your whole family for an outing to the Mendon Public Library. Pick up some movies and books, check out the play area, and sit in on story times led by the MPL Teen Advisory Board! Come visit us any time during open hours on this day. No registration necessary.

 


 

College & Financial Aid Planning Workshop

Tuesday, February 7

6:00-7:00 PM

*For Adults*

Learn how to save for college and its impact on college financial aid. Presented by John Summers of Summers Financial Services. Call 624-6067 to register.

College & Financial Aid Planning Workshop

 


 

Heart Beats

Heart Beats: Music & Crafts for All Ages

Monday, February 13

3:30-4:30 PM

*For All Ages*

Join musician Geoff Clough as we enjoy lovely songs, perhaps a few poems, and create easy Valentine's crafts. Children through seniors are encouraged to join us for this fun family sing-along. No registration necessary.

 


 

Story Time

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.

  


 

Building Buddies

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.

 


 

The Knit Nook

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

*For All Ages and All Abilities*

This knitting group is 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.

The Knit Nook

 


 

Paws to Relax with Sheltie Shylo

Paws to Relax with Sheltie Shylo

Tuesday, January 31

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.

 


  

Amerks Reading Power Play

Read-a-Hat-Trick-of-Books Reading Program!

November 9 – January 31, 2017

*For Grades K-12*

A “hat trick” is when a hockey player scores three goals in one game. Read a hat trick (3) of books for each entry to win awesome prizes this hockey season! Pick up your entry forms from the kids' area at the Mendon Public Library.

 

There will be separate prize drawings for grades K-5 and grades 6-12 with a Grand Prize for each age group. Grand Prize winners will receive suite tickets for the Amerks game on February 19, 2017, the opportunity to drop the puck at the game, and dinner in the President’s Lounge at the Blue Cross Arena.

 

Want to meet an actual Amerks player and the Amerks Moose? Find out here when and where you can see them in person!

 

Sponsored by:

Rochester Americans in conjunction with

participating Monroe County Libraries

Amerks Reading Power Play

 


  

UPCOMING EVENTS

For Details, go to What We Offer, Events Calendar

 

Sleepless In Seattle

Afternoon At the Movies

Sleepless In Seattle

Wednesday, February 15

2:00-4:00 PM

Stone Soup

Stone Soup Cooking Program for Kids

Wednesday, February 22

10:00-11:00 AM

Teen Self-Defense

Self-Defense for Teens

Tuesday, February 28

6:30-7:30 PM

    


 

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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BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

Monday, February 6

7:00 PM

Open to the public

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Monday, February 13

3:00 PM

New members welcome

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