Mendon Public Library

Welcome to the Mendon Public Library!

The Library is Open!

Browsing and book checkout available during open hours:

   Monday - Thursday  9 am - 8 pm
   Friday                      10 am - 3 pm
   Saturday                  10 am - 3 pm starting Sept. 26
   Sunday                     Closed

Reduced capacity in the library for 30-minute visits

  • To confirm a day and time to visit call 624-6067 for an appointment
    Walk-Ins welcome, as remaining space allows

  • Study rooms open for patron use - call ahead to reserve
  • One family allowed in Children's area at a time 
  • New picnic tables outside provide additional social distance space 
  • Curbside service is being discontinued
Please note, everyone entering the library must wear a mask, sign in, and sanitize. Additionally, please put materials for return in our exterior bookdrop. The interior bookdrop is closed. Returned items will be quarantined for 3 days before they are taken off of your card. Questions? Contact us at 624-6067 or .
bat take-n-make project

Fall fun!

Have a batty good time with the latest Mendon Library Take-n-Make project. All materials are included to make your own crafty bat clip!

Available in the Children's Area or at the Circulation Desk, while supplies last.

Crafting Saturday with Ivy:
Make Your Own Terrarium 
Saturday 10/24/2020, 2:00 - 3:00 PM
8-14 Yr Olds
via Facebook Live

Registration required, 624-6067

Ivy will take kids through the process of making a terrarium, virtually. Make sure to pick up the materials by Friday October 23, 2020.

Mendon Public Library entrance in fall season

Patron Survey:
How can we better serve you?


As we adjust to life during COVID-19, we wanted to check in and make sure you're up-to-date on Mendon Public Library (MPL) happenings and also find out what we can do to serve you better.

Please take our 5-question survey here to help us help you!

Story Time at the Gazebo
Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
Starting September 15


PreSchoolers & Caregivers are invited to join us for songs, stories and crafts at the gazebo at Harry Allen Park (in the village of Honeoye Falls, across N. Main Street from the Mendon Public Library)

Masks and social distancing required.

New Book List

Our latest book list is entitled "Stories to Promote Kindness, Friendliness, Understanding, and More Acceptance of Others." It includes over 40 picture books, both fiction and non-fiction. This book list is geared primarily toward three to eight-year olds. Topics include: identity, friendship, diversity, multi-cultural, African American History, heroes, and celebrations.

The Mendon Public Library welcomes everyone to check out these materials and other library resources.

Home Alone and Babysitting Virtual Classes
Wednesday, November 11

Virtual Home Alone Training Course
Ages 7-12 years
Cost is $22/student payable by cash or check to Epic Trainings at the time of registration.

Pre-register by noon on November 10, 2020 by calling 624-6067.

Virtual Babysitting Training Course
Ages 11+ years
Cost is $32/student payable by cash or check to Epic Trainings at the time of registration.
Pre-register by noon on November 10, 2020 by calling 624-6067.
2020-2021 VIP Passes Available

Use a Very Important Places (VIP) pass to receive a discount at one of Rochester and Monroe County’s arts and cultural treasures. Check out a VIP pass for a participating museum or arts organization. Bring the VIP pass to the venue and enjoy discounted admissions or ticket purchases.

This year's  participating VIP locations are: Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse, Genesee Country Village and Museum, George Eastman House, Geva Theater, JELL-O Gallery Museum, Rochester Museum and Science Center, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Stone-Tolan House Historic Site, and Susan B. Anthony House.

Click here for more details.

P.S. Don't forget: You can also check out our Empire Pass for free admission to New York State Parks!

Enjoy the Classics

All Monroe County Library System branch library cardholders are able to enjoy a year's subscription to

Thanks to a purchase made by the Central Library, enjoy unlimited full remote access to the largest online catalog of classical music, opera and dance videos. Choose from:

  • 3,500 musical works filmed from the 1940’s through to the present day
  • 2,700 films of concerts, operas, ballets, documentarie and master classes
  • Over 150 live events streamed every year from the world’s most prestigious venues can be found in the 'databases' section of the Monroe County Library System.
Check out the Internet: Try our Mobile Hotspots!
Sign out one of our LTE Mobile Hotspot devices and connect to the world wherever you go. Perfect for camping, boating, hiking, and even at home.

A special thanks to The Friends of Mendon Public Library for allowing us to make mobile hotspots available to our patrons.


Staff picks

If you're looking for a book recommendation (printed or electronic), then you've come to the right place. We've included lots of options for all ages. Be sure to check back often; we'll update the list regularly. Happy reading!

Click here to view our latest recommendations. (updated 10.4.2020)



Have some time?
Please join us
We have new programs for you to enjoy while still complying with current social distance requirements. Click our menu What We Offer and scroll down to the Events Calendar to see what is available. We hope to add more, so check back often. Stay safe, stay involved.



Meet Libby!

The app for ebooks and audiobooks by Overdrive. Libby is available for phones and tablets and provides access to all the Monroe County Library System ebooks and audiobooks with your library card. More titles have been added so there should be something for everyone. Click on the round Meet Libby picture for more details.

Apple App Store Libby app from Google Play Store Microsoft Store




New to online library materials?
Don't have a library card?

Don't live in Monroe County?
That's okay!

We are offering a free temporary card to access all of our online materials. Preview the collections of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and more!

Click here to learn how Everyone Can Connect to Library Content.  
Please email us at if you want assistance getting your card.




Free High-Speed WiFi

High-speed wireless internet access is available to patrons who bring in their laptops or mobile devices. It is even available from the parking lot for use when the bulding is closed. 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!
Read more


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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Monday, November 2
7:00 p.m.
Questions can be submitted
by 5pm on Nov. 2 to:

Open to the public

 Meeting Schedule


Monday, October 26
6:00 PM

Call 624-6067 for more details
New members welcome

Membership Application




Author Society

May K. Houck Foundation


Storyteller Society

Honeoye Falls Market Place

Mendon Meadows Market Place

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Star Headlight


Illustrator Society

Canandaigua National Bank

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MENDON PUBLIC LIBRARY • 22 NORTH MAIN ST • HONEOYE FALLS, NY 14472 • 585.624.6067 • 585.624.4255 (Fax)
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