Mendon Public Library

Welcome to the Mendon Public Library!



State and Federal Tax Forms

Access state and federal tax forms online at and by using our high-speed Internet connection on your personal devices or the library's computers. Hard copies of the NYS tax forms are available at the library. Federal forms have not arrived yet.

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You Spoke and We Listened
Our new hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 AM-8:30 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
(*Closed Saturdays during the summer.)
Keep giving us feedback. We love hearing what works for you!


Library Construction Information

     Thanks to the efforts of the Heart of Our Town Capital Campaign Committee, the Mendon Public Library Board of Trustees, the Friends of the Mendon Public Library, and the Town of Mendon, the Mendon Public Library will soon be able to offer improved, more efficient, child-friendly library services.

     Grant monies and donations to the library will fund the upgrade of the children's area of the library. These upgrades will allow us to offer a few additional efficiencies, including a more open children’s space that will enhance our library so we can provide better services for our entire community.


Grant Funding Providers

NYS Public Library Construction Grant

NYS Bullet Aid for Public Libraries (Senator Funke)

May K. Houck Foundation

Estate of Robert J. Bride

Hallowell Foundation

Kade Project

Friends of the Mendon Public Library


     The Mendon Public Library provides services to approximately 1,700 children each year and the library focuses on providing many opportunities for early literacy. Using current research and community input, the library proposed changes to the existing children’s space that would give children and their caregivers the best possible place to gather, discuss, learn, and enjoy. According to experts, the best way to engage early learners is through literacy-rich and play-based pavilions that allow children to explore and navigate the world of reading. Libraries are no longer quiet “shushing” places, but, vibrant, hands-on, exploration spaces that provide a range of early learning opportunities. As such, the current children’s area will undergo a transformation in the coming weeks to better design the space to offer a cohesive, bright, safe, and engaging area for our young library users.

     We anticipate that the Mendon Public Library will be open during the renovation and most of the collection will be available for circulation thanks to the teamwork and planning of the Mendon Public Library Board of Trustees, Town of Mendon officials, library staff, and construction crews.

     For more information, please contact the library at 585-624-6067 or 


"The Creation of Mendon Ponds Park," Presented by Bill Lane, Curator of the Honeoye Falls/Mendon Historical Society Museum

Tuesday, March 27

7:00-8:00 PM

*For All Ages*

How and why was Mendon Ponds Park created? What was there before the land became a park? Come to Bill's presentation to learn more about the creation of the park that many humans (and deer) enjoy so much! Registration required.

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Intellectual Property and  the Services of the Chester F. Carlson Patent & Trademark Resource Center

Wednesday, March 28

7:00-8:00 PM

*For Adults*

The Chester F. Carlson Patent & Trademark Resource Center is part of a national network of Patent and Trademark Resource Centers. Join Kate Meddaugh, manager of the Chester F. Carlson Center at the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County, as she shares information about intellectual property and the services available at the Resource Center. Registration required.

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Van Dyke Photography: Spring Break Craft for Kids

Tuesday, April 3

10:30-11:30 PM

*For School-Age Children*

School-aged kids home on break can create a work of art with special art instructor Laura Jackett. Space is limited to the first 20 children. Registration required.

light sensitive


Firefly Friends: Flower Power

Mondays, April 9-May 14

or Wednesdays, April 11-May 16

12:30-1:05 PM

*For Those 2-5 Years Old and Their Caregivers*

Firefly Friends, led by Jennifer DeVille Catalano, is geared towards helping little ones to shine bright lights. There is a $10 suggested fee for each four-week wing (session), and classes are limited to 11 children. Scholarships are available. Registration is required.



NYS 529 College Savings Program Direct Plan

Tuesday, April 10

7:00-8:00 PM

*For Adults*

Learn how NY's 529 College Saving Program Direct Plan works. Pamela L. Wait of Ascenus College Savings will review the program, explains how it works, and answer any questions. Registration required.

college savings


Medicare Seminar

Wednesday, April 11

2:00-3:00 PM

*For Adults*

Sue Hening of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield will share details about Medicare to all interested adults. Registration required.

medicare seminar





Paws to Relax

Paws to Relax

2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 PM

*For Everyone*

Drop in and spend a few minutes with one of our two therapy dogs. If we have enough eager readers present, Miss Nettie will also read a book.


Story Times

Story Time (Cancelled April 3rd and 6th)

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

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 (Cancelled March 29th and April 5th)

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

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



MPL Teen Advisory Meeting: Book Binding Class

Thursday, April 12

7:00-8:00 PM

daisy scout

Daisy Read-Aloud for Seniors

Monday, April 16

3:30-4:30 PM

veggie gardening

Veggie Gardening Class

Monday, April 16

6:30-7:30 PM

Afternoon at the Movies:

October Sky

Wednesday, April 18

2:00-4:00 PM

heart book folding

Book Folding

Tuesday, April 24

7:00-8:30 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 inter-library 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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Book Donation Info




Volunteer Log


Houck Digital Collection


HF-L Yearbooks


VIP Passes


Ventura Book Reviews


2017 Annual Report



Monroe Library System


MCLS Digital Collection


NY Times Bestsellers


New York Ancestry


New York Heritage


The Chilbury Ladies' Choir

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Monday, April 9

7:00 PM

Open to the public



Thursday, April 12

8:30 AM

New members welcome

Membership Application





Author Society

May K. Houck Foundation

Storyteller Society

M&T Bank and Charitable Foundation

Illustrator Society

Canandaigua National Bank

The Kade Project





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