Mendon Public Library

Welcome to the Mendon Public Library!

We are closed

Saturday, May 23 and Monday, May 25    




Credit and Credit Management:

A Matter of Life and Debt

Thursday, May 28

6:30-8:30 pm

*For Adults and Seniors*

Attempts to defraud consumers are everywhere. This presentation by the NYS Division of Consumer Protection will help you to recognize attempts and avoid falling victim to scams, like identity theft. It will include ways to safeguard your credit and personal information as well as how and when to check your credit report for free. Registration is required; call 624-6067 or stop in the library.

 Wellness Series

Stress: Causes & Reduction

Tuesday, June 2

6:30-7:15 pm

*For Adults and Seniors*

In this informative Wellness Series first session with Dr. Michael Maiorano, participants will learn about the causes and symptoms of stress; the three stages of stress; adrenal gland function and tests; and four ways to reduce stress. A stress survey will be distributed for participants to assess themselves.

Registration is required; call 624-6067

or stop in the library.





Thursday, June 4

6:30-8 pm

*For Adults and Seniors*

Learning to take photos with an iPod, iPhone, and iPad is easy and fun. Now learn the nuances for taking good quality photos and how to apply the many editing tools available. Participants will spend a portion of the time taking photos with their device, then applying some of the skills just learned.

Registration is required; call 624-6067 or stop in the library.

Rain Barrel Workshop

Monday, June 8

7-8 pm

*For Adults*

In this educational and hands-on workshop, participants learn how to protect and improve the quality of our local waterbodies, then build a rain barrel for their yard. Participant cost is $20, payable in cash at the workshop. All materials are provided. Registration is required and limited to 15 who will make rain barrels. Call 624-6067 or stop in the library.


Family members or friends are welcome to attend with the participant to learn about local water quality and join in the building process.


Wellness Series

Back and Neck Pain Solutions

Tuesday, June 9

6:30-8 pm

*For Adults and Seniors*

In this Wellness Series second session with Dr. Michael Maiorano, participants will learn solutions to eliminate pain. Topics covered will include: causes and treatment of back pain; proper lifting and bending techniques; proper sleep positions and mattresses; sitting and computer concerns; neck pain and headaches; and, workplace ergonomics.

Registration is required; call 624-6067 or stop in the library.


 Wellness Series

Stay Fit While You Sit

Tuesday, June 16

6:30-7:15 pm

*For Adults and Seniors*

For many of us, sitting is a large part of our day. In this final Wellness Series session with Dr. Michael Maiorano, participants will learn: how to best prevent injuries by sitting properly; examples of repetitive motion injuries and how to avoid them; and ways to treat injuries and conditions associated with sitting

Registration is required; call 624-6067

or stop in the library.



Road Scholar:

Educational Adventures Around the World

Wednesday, June 17

6:30-8 pm

*For Adults and Seniors*

Now is the season of life to consider taking that trip of which you always dreamed. This event will introduce you to multiple destinations available through Road Scholar, an organization that plans trips all over the world. Bring your spouse, a friend, etc. and learn what makes Road Scholar unique while you browse their catalog offerings. If there are more than 15 participants, a gift certificate door prize will be awarded. Registration is required; call 624-6067 or stop in the library.



 Tales to Tails

Monday, June 22

6:30-7:30 pm

*For Children Age 5 and Older*
Bring your favorite read-aloud books, or choose from the great books in our collections, and enjoy one-on-one time with a friendly dog. Each child reads to a furry friend for 10 minutes, then rotates to another furry friend. All dogs and their handlers are certified by Therapy Dogs International. Maximum of 15 readers. Registration is required; call 624-6067
or stop in the library.

Coming Soon!

 Mendon Public Library's Summer Reading Program


* For Children up to 11 Years Old *


* For Teens 12 to 18 Years Old *


* For Adults *


Opening Day Celebration

Thursday, June 25


 Take a look at the great events we've listed in our Summer Reading Program brochure.

Some events have limited participation. You can begin registering for them on June 15.

 Coming Soon!

People's Choice

Photo Contest





The Knit Nook

2nd and 4th Thursdays

10-11:30 am

*For All Ages and Knitting Abilities*

This inter-generational knitting group is about fellowship around the fireplace. 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.




**May 19 to June 19**

Tuesdays and 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.


**May 21 to June 18**

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.



1954-2009 HF-L Yearbook Collection

Now Available Online

Thanks to generous support from the May K. Houck Foundation, digital copies of Honeoye Falls-Lima yearbooks from 1954-2009 can be accessed online. This collection is available through the New York Heritage Digital Collections. To take a walk down memory lane, click here.


 To view the May K. Houck Digital Collection, a selection of 1954-1969 yearbook photos on our website, click here.


 Coming Soon...

We will be adding a digital collection of the Honeoye Falls Times and Sentinel newspapers in the near future.



What Gifts Can You Offer

to Your Community?

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.


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.


Excellent Opportunity to Gain Experience

 Be part of an exciting summer with Mendon Public Library as we launch a series of publicity events

Read more

Contact Library Director, Laurie Guenther


Did You Know...

Several New York repositories have formed a partnership with to digitize family history records and make them available on line for free.

To access these records, click here.


Stop in to browse our vast collections, tackle work in a quiet study room, catch up on the latest newspapers and magazines, access the internet on our patron computers or wireless network,
and so much more.



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!

  Read more








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10 am to 4 pm

thanks to generous funding for 2014 from the May K. Houck Foundation


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Board of Trustees Meeting

Monday, June 1

7 pm

Open to the public




Friends Meeting

Monday, June 8

2 pm

New members welcome

Membership Application







Author Society

Honeoye Falls Market Place

Star Headlight & Lantern


Storytellers Society

Dipper Dan

Nothnagle, Irene Bennett



Illustrator Society

Hair and the Hound





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