Mendon Public Library

Welcome to the Mendon Public Library!

The Mendon Public Library will be closing at 1 PM on Wednesday, July 3,

and will not reopen until 9 AM Monday, July 8, in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.

Please know that our WiFi is always open, and Overdrive never closes.

Patrons are always welcome to use those services when the library is closed.

 

Give to the Friends

of the Mendon Public Library

Blast Off to Adventure!

Five, four, three, two, one, BLAST OFF!
It's time to take off and explore!
 
Your Mendon Public Library is the launching site for many adventures. Please consider supporting the library by donating to our Blast Off to Adventure Appeal. Your gift to the Friends of the Mendon Public Library, a 501c3, will allow us to bolster the library's offerings and support improvements that the annual budget just doesn't allow.
 
Tax deductible donations can be brought to the library, made online, or mailed to
Friends of the Mendon Public Library
22 North Main Street
P.O. Box 425
Honeoye Falls, NY 14472
 
Thank you kindly for your consideration of this request. Get ready to explore and enjoy our galaxies.
 
Sincerely,
     The Friends of the Mendon Public Library
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UPDATE:

New Children's Area is Complete

The construction work is complete on our new and improved children's area! Come in and see how much the space has changed. We know you'll love it! Many thanks go out to all who made this project possible.

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Rochester Red Wings' Take Me Out to the Ballgame Summer Reading Program

June 26-July 31

9:00 AM

*For Grades K-12*

The Rochester Red Wings' Take Me Out to the Ballgame Summer Reading Program encourages children who have completed grades K-12 to keep reading over the summer. Participants receive a contest entry form for every book they read. Forms are available at the library. Prizes include tickets to a Red Wings game.

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Afternoon at the Movies: Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase

Wednesday, June 26

2:00-3:30 PM

*For Everyone*

A bit of an outsider struggling to fit into her new surroundings, Nancy and her pals set out to solve a mystery, make new friends, and establish their place in the community.

nancy drew

 

2019 Summer Reading Program Opening Party

Wednesday, June 26

5:30-7:00 PM

*For Kids of All Ages*

Lots of creative fun and crafts are planned at 5:30 PM as we build up to a special magic show featuring Rich the Magic Man at 6 PM. The craft projects include a CD Saturn and a Fourth of July star. Registration opens Wednesday, June 19. Call 624-6067 to register.

 

Be sure to thank our Summer Reading Program sponsors: Honeoye Falls Market Place, Mendon Meadows Market Place, and M&T Bank. We wouldn't be able to offer so many programs or prizes without their generous donations.

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Knit Nook

Thursday, June 27

10:00-11:30 AM

*For Teens and Adults*

This knitting group is all about fellowship and outreach. Learn to knit a simple project or bring one that is in progress. The Knit Nook is open to all knitters. Join us in knitting and creating, and even donate to our "Keep Rochester Warm" initiative. We'll be gathering handmade items every fall to share with those in our community who need some extra warmth. Happy knitting!  NOTE: This will be the last meeting until fall.

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Tornado T's Custom Designed, One-of-a-Kind, Wearable Spin Art

Thursday, June 27

1:00-2:00 PM

*For Kids and Teens

Bring a shirt from home--any size, any color, any style, but at least partly cotton. You will have a choice of 36 designs and 24 color options to change that shirt into something uniquely yours.Space is limited, so register early. Call 624-6067 to register.

tornado T

 

Third Quarter Moon Yoga with Niki

Thursday, June 27

7:30-8:30 PM

*For Teens and Adults*

Take some time for yourself, relax, and try yoga with Niki. Join us for a free, one-hour, gentle yoga class in the library. Just wear comfortable clothes and show up for an hour of yoga. Bring a mat if you have one. Call 624-6067 to register.

yoga

 

Kid Craft Tuesday: DIY Out-of-this-World Tote Bag

Tuesday, July 2

11:00 AM-Noon

*For School-Age Children*

Join us for a fun, do-it-yourself crafting class. We'll be making out-of-this-world tote bags and may even read a story or two. Space is limited, so register early. Call 624-6067 to register.

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Building Buddies & LEGO Club

Wednesday, July 3

10:00-11:00 AM

*For Ages 1-12*

Building Buddies is designed for children ages 1-4, and LEGO Club is best for youth ages 5-12. Join us for a story or two and an hour of cooperative play with our library supply of Duplos and LEGOs. Each time children attend, their names will be entered into a drawing for a free LEGO prize at the end of July.

LEGO

 

Stars in a Jar Tiny Terrariums

Monday, July 8

7:00-8:00 PM

*For Teens and Adults*

Join us and make your own Stars in a Jar Tiny Terrarium. Kathleen will bring everything we need to create a terrarium to take home. Space is limited, so register early. Call 624-6067 to register.

terrarium

 

 


 

RECURRING EVENTS

 

Paws to Relax

Paws to Relax

On break until September

*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.

  

 

 

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.

 

     

Story Times

Story Time 

On break until September

*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 is necessary.

 

Building Buddies

Building Buddies 

On break until September

*For Ages 1-4*

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.

 

        

The Knit Nook

The Knit Nook

2nd & 4th Thursdays, 10-11:30 AM

*For All Ages and All Abilities*

This knitting group is all about fellowship and outreach. Learn to knit a simple project or bring one that's in progress. The Knit Nook is open to all knitters: people who can join us at our Thursday (2nd & 4th) sessions or those who knit at home. We are constantly updating and restocking our pattern and supply bin located at the library. Join us in knitting and creating, and even donate to our "Keep Rochester Warm" initiative. We'll be gathering handmade items every fall to share with those in our community who need some extra warmth. Happy knitting!

  

Children's Books and Books for Adults in Excellent Condition Welcome!

If you have children's books or books in excellent condition for adults that need a new home, please consider donating them to the Mendon Public Library. Also, next time you are in the library, don't forget to peruse the items on display in our ongoing in-library book store! There are oodles of items to choose from, including DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks, and books for all ages. Everything is offered at amazingly low prices. All proceeds from the in-library book store go toward making the Mendon Public Library even better. For more information, call the library at 624-6067.

  


  

UPCOMING EVENTS

For Details, go to What We Offer, Events Calendar

 

 

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 Marshmallow

 Constellations

 Tuesday, July 9

 11:00 AM-Noon

medicare

 Medicare Seminar

 Tuesday, July 9

 2:00-3:00 PM

lego

 Building Buddies

 & LEGO Club

 Wednesday, July 10

 10:00-11:00 AM

 

 

     


 

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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The Mendon Public Library is accessible to people with disabilities.

To request specific accommodations for a program or event, call (585) 624-6067 at least 10 days prior to the event.

 


  

  

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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

 

Museum Discount Passes

 

2017 Annual Report


 OTHER RESOURCES:

 

Monroe Library System

 

MCLS Digital Collection

 

NY Times Bestsellers

 

New York Ancestry

 

New York Heritage


BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

Monday, July 1

7:00 PM

Open to the public

 Schedule


 FRIENDS MEETING

Monday, Sept. 16

6:00 PM

New members welcome

Membership Application


CORPORATE

DONORS

 

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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