Mendon Public Library

Welcome to the Mendon Public Library!


Enjoy light refreshments and meet all the photographers while you browse a display of

winning photographs submitted by children, teens, and adults.



Volunteers Needed

Would you like to help the Friends of the MPL provide your community with an awesome fall book sale? Thanks to generous donations of books from your family, friends, and neighbors, this sale will benefit the Mendon Public Library. You can be a part of it!

To see what shifts are available or to sign up, click here.



Medicare and More

Wednesday, October 7

6:30-8 pm

*For Adults*

This informative session will cover the complexities of Medicare including enrollment, eligibility, the four program components, what is and is not covered by Medicare, and using private insurance to cover medical expenses not covered by Medicare. Also discussed are the challenges healthcare and long-term care expenses can have on personal assets in retirement and how to plan for them. Call 624-6067 to register.




Wednesdays, October 7-November 4,

6:30-7 pm

*For Children 6 and Under*

Put on your jammies, grab your favorite stuffed animal, and join Miss Nettie for this special evening story time. Children and adults alike will stay amused during this time that encourages early literacy, a love of books and of being read to, and good listening. No registration necessary.



Painting Workshop for Children

Monday, October 12

10-11:30 am

*For Ages 4 to 10*

Children will gain inspiration from Shel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree" as they create an 11x14 canvas painting of their very own tree. Step-by-step instructions will be given while allowing children to use their creativity. All materials and supplies are provided. $15 participant fee is payable at the event (cash preferred; checks accepted). Space is limited to 18; call 624-6067 to register.



Painting Workshop for Tweens 'n' Teens

Monday, October 12

1-3 pm

*For Ages 10 to 17*

Use latex and acrylic paints to create an 11x14 canvas painting of the tree of life. Participants will be given step-by-step instructions yet allowed to express their own creativity. All materials and supplies provided. $15 participant fee is payable at the event(cash preferred; checks accepted). Space is limited to 18 participants; call 624-6067 to register.



Social Security Planning

Wednesday, October 14

6:30-8 pm

*For Adults and Seniors*

Are you part of the Baby Boomer generation? If so, you'll want to join this educational session to learn about Social Security and maximizing income. Topics included are: what Social Security is; how to enroll; survivor benefit; how payout is calculated; and, how to determine what is required for each individual. Call 624-6067 to register.



Building Buddies Club

Thursdays, 10-11 am

*For Ages 1 to 4*

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.



Story Time

Fridays, 10-10:30 am

*For Toddlers to Preschool*

Stories and more to 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.



The Knit Nook

An Intergenerational Gathering with Knitters of All Abilities

2nd and 4th Thursdays, 10-11:30 am

*For All Ages*

This knitting group is about fellowship. Learn how 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.



Technology Training

Tuesdays, 10 am-1 pm

Wednesdays, 4-7 pm

*For Adults and Seniors*

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.



 Mendon Public Library Friends Book Sale

October 22, 3-7 pm

with current Friends membership, or

$5/adult, $2/student, free for children under 12 years

October 23, 3-7 pm

October 24, 10 am-4 pm

November 7, 10 am-2 pm

Bag Sale ($3/bag) or Buy-One-Get-One Free



For Details, go to What We Offer, Events Calendar


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 by the Children's Area, 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!

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Deadline for submission

October 12


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Monday, October 5

7:00 pm

Open to the public



Monday, October 19

2:00 pm

New members welcome

Membership Application






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Illustrator Society

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