Mendon Public Library

Welcome to the Mendon Public Library!


 

    

Ready, Set, READ!

Summer Reading 2016 is in full swing, so stop in to pick up reading logs, entry forms, and books to round out your summer with some mental exercise. Also, don't forget to register now for special summer events!

Summer Reading Program

 


                  

Building Buddies/Lego Club

Building Buddies/Lego Club

Wednesday, July 27

10:00-11:00 AM

*Building Buddies For Ages 1-4*

*Lego Club For Ages 5-12*

Join us for an hour of cooperative play with our library's supply of Duplos and Legos. Every time your child attends one of these clubs, he/she is elegible to be part of a drawing for a new Duplo or Lego set. No registration necessary.

 


     

Wild Wings

Wild Wings: Revealing Raptors

Tuesday, July 26

11:00 AM-Noon

*For Kids of All Ages*

Four birds of prey and a presenter from Wild Wings will visit the library to teach us about these amazing creatures. Come see an owl, a hawk, a falcon, and other raptors. Call 624-6067 to register.

 


 

On the Move: 19th-Century Games

Wednesday, July 27

11 AM-Noon

*For Kids of All Ages*

Join the costumed Genesee Country Museum guide as we learn about, and play with, 19th century games that include stilts, rolling hoops, Jacob's ladders, and balls & cups. If the weather is nice, we'll be outside! Call 624-6067 to register.

On the Move

 


 

Focus Groups #4

Focus Groups #4: Teens & Young Adults

Wednesday, July 27

7:00-8:30 PM

Where can you have a discussion in which there are NO right or wrong answers and every opinion is valued? HERE!

As we update our vision and strategic plan for the library, we need opinions from teens, parents, and other adults on how our library can remain relevant and interesting and meet your needs for the next decade.

What programs shall we offer? What collections should be available? How can we better use technology to help you find the information you seek? How can we be an even more inviting and comfortable meeting place?

Grab your friends and join us for this discussion to share your thoughts!

Call 624-6067 to register.

 


 

Ready, Set, Collage!

Thursday, July 28

3:00-5:00 PM

*For Teens & Adults*

Local artist Kim Bellavia will work with attendees to create a mixed media collage with found objects that include stickers, tissues, craft papers, and other items. Join us to create your very own work of art. Space is limited to 15 participants; call 624-6067 to register.

Ready, Set, Collage!

 


          

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.

  


   

Friends of Mendon Public Library

Now Accepting Applications for Friends Officers

The Friends of the Mendon Public Library are dedicated to enhancing the library and involving the community in this endeavor. If you have an interest in rolling up your sleeves and effecting change in our community and the library, we'd love to hear from you. Simply e-mail a letter of interest to mendonlibrarydevelopment@gmail.com by Friday, September 2nd.

 


 

  Making It To The Finish Line
The Finish Line
If every household in our community gives just $26, we will reach our goal!
If you give $100 or more, you qualify for a complimentary one-year subscription to The Sentinel. Find out more.
After five years of volunteer efforts and tremendous community support, the Heart of Our Town Capital Campaign has raised 80% in private funds necessary to complete the funding of this project.
The Heart of Our Town Capital Campaign will be concluding this fall, but the Friends of the Mendon Public Library will continue to offer book sales, special events, and programs to support library enhancements.

 


UPCOMING EVENTS

For Details, go to What We Offer, Events Calendar

 

Pottery Painting

Pottery Painting

Wednesday, August 3

2:00-3:00 PM

Paws to Relax

Paws to Relax

with Sheltie Shylo

Wednesday, August 3

6:30-7:30 PM

SRP Closing Celebration

SRP Closing Celebration: It's Magic, Of Course!

Thursday, August 11

6:30-7:30 PM

Afternoon At the Movies

Afternoon At the Movies:

Kung Fu Panda 3

Wednesday, August 17

2:00-4:00 PM

Gargle the Goose Author Talk

Gargle the Goose Author Talk

Thursday, August 18

10:00-11:00 AM

Junk Re-Thunk

Junk Re-Thunk

Wednesday, August 24

10:00-11:00 AM

    


 

What Gifts Can You Offer?

We're in need of energetic people

who value giving back to the community

in which they live. We would especially appreciate volunteers with experience in event planningfund raising, and publicity. There are also opportunities to assist in a variety of capacities with the Friends book sales. If you're interested in exploring opportunities with us, please contact Library Director Laurie Guenther.

  


  

Financial Literacy

Family Kit

*For Grades Pre-K to 6*

Books, games, DVDs, and activities

about money help adults teach basic financial

concepts about spending, saving and budgeting.

Located in the Parenting Help collection, this fun and valuable resource can be charged out for three weeks.

 


  

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!

  Read more

  


 

Mendon Public Library Hours

Monday-Thursday

9:30 AM-9:00 PM

Friday

9:30 AM-5:00 PM

Saturday

10:00 AM-4:00 PM

*Closed Saturdays during the summer

 


  

  

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MENDON LIBRARY OFFERINGS:

Summer Reading Program

 

Display Space

 

E-Newsletter

 

Book Donation Info

 

Suggestions

  

Volunteer Log

 

Houck Digital Collection

 

HF-L Yearbooks

 

VIP Passes

 

Ventura Book Reviews

 

2015 Annual Report


OTHER RESOURCES:Monroe Library System

 

MCLS Digital Collection

 

NY Times Bestsellers

 

New York Ancestry

 

New York Heritage


BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

Monday, August 1

7:00 PM

Open to the public

 Schedule


 FRIENDS MEETING

TBA

New members welcome

Membership Application


2016

CORPORATE

DONORS

 

Book Lover Society

May K. Houck Foundation


Author Society

Star Headlight and Lantern

Canandaigua National Bank


Storytellers Society

AYCO Trust

Falls View Academy

KJT Group


Illustrator Society

The Kade Project

Southco


 

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