Mendon Public Library

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Spring Book Sale


Dates & Donations




We have an opportunity to improve the children's area at the library and we want your opinion!

If you are interested in attending a focus group session to voice your ideas

and/or give feedback on others' ideas, please fill out the brief questionnaire below.

Keep watch here for upcoming dates and times!


Focus Group Questionnaire



Vietnam Mailbag Book Talk

with Author Nancy Lynch

Tuesday, May 3

7:00-8:00 PM

*For Adults*

From the early 1960s through 1973, hundreds of thousands of American men and women served in Vietnam in an undeclared and highly controversial war. During its height Nancy Lynch, then a young reporter, corresponded with Delaware soldiers stationed in the war zone for a local newspaper column that aimed to bring hope and a human face to the war. To honor those who served, Lynch wrote a book entitled Vietnam Mailbag: Voices from the War, 1968-1972. Join us at the Mendon Public Library to talk with Nancy and hear her read some of those letters.

Call 624-6067 to register.

Vietnam Mailbag



Alzheimer's: Know the Ten Signs

Alzheimer's Series #1:

Know the 10 Warning Signs

Thursday, May 5

6:30-8:00 PM

*For Adults*

Learn to recognize the warning signs of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging, and it's important to understand what changes could signal a problem. Call 800-272-3900 or visit to register. If registering online, select "Alzheimer's Association Programs & Events" under "Start Your Search". Then select "Education Programs", put "14472" into the zip code field to search by location, and click "Search". Select "Know the 10 Signs" from the search results, and click the blue and green "Register" button.



Adventures in Lifelong Learning

with Road Scholar

Wednesday, May 11

1:00-2:00 PM

*For Adults*

Learn about the Road Scholar Program from Paul Iacobbuci. Road Scholar's mission is to inspire adults to learn, discover, and travel. Its learning adventures engage expert instructors, provide extraordinary access, and stimulate discourse and friendship among people for whom learning is the journey of a lifetime. This informational session at the library is open to all adults who want to go on adventures!

Call 624-6067 to register.

Road Scholar



Story Time

Tuesdays, 10:00-10:30 AM

*For Toddlers to Preschool* 

Meet us for stories and more! This time 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.

Story Time



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 with Miss Nettie

Fridays, 10:00-10:30 AM

*For Toddlers to Preschool*

Stories and more with 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.

Story Time



The Knit Nook

An Intergenerational Gathering with Knitters of All Abilities

2nd and 4th Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 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, 11 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.



Kindle Fire

In-Library Kindle

Available by the Fireplace

Have you ever thought about purchasing an e-reader, but haven't been able to make yourself take the plunge? Well, if you'd like try out an e-reader, come in and try out our Kindle Fire that we have by the fireplace. It has books pre-loaded onto it, so you can read, play games, browse the internet, and get a general feel for things...for free and at no expense to yourself!



The Knit Nook On Display

Available by the Front Door

If you need inspiration for your next knitting project, check out the work of the Knit Nook at the library. Anything from scarves, to wrist warmers, to jewelry, to can cozies, to stuffed animals, the Knit Nook can offer insight into. This group of skilled knitters is all about fellowship around the fire. Every second and fourth Thursday of the month at 10:00 AM, these craftspeople get together to catch up and help out with each other's projects. Sound like fun to you? Stop by sometime and say hello to them; they'd love to meet you!

Knit Nook Display



For Details, go to What We Offer, Events Calendar


On the Waterfront

Afternoon at the Movies

On the Waterfront

May 18

2:00-4:00 PM

Eva Jewel

Make-Up Techniques

With Eva Jewel

May 23

6:30-8:00 PM

Introduction to Meditation

Introduction to Meditation

with Estalyn

May 25

1:00-2:00 PM


Alzheimer's Series #2:

Managing Challenging Behaviors

June 2

6:30-8:00 PM



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!

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Mendon Public Library Hours


9:30 AM-9:00 PM


9:30 AM-5:00 PM


10:00 AM-4:00 PM

*Closed Saturdays during the summer



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Book Donation Info




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


Monday, May 2

7:00 PM

Open to the public



Monday, May 16

3:00 PM

New members welcome

Membership Application





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



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