Mendon Public Library

Welcome to the Mendon Public Library!

Saturday hours begin September 21 at 10 AM!

 

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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Friday Story Time

Friday, September 13

10:00-10:30 AM

*For Toddlers and Preschoolers*

We'll be enjoying stories and more as we 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 required.

little boy reading a book

 

LEGOs + Stories

Monday, September 16

4:30-5:30 PM

*For Ages 6-12*

Enjoy a story and some LEGO building time. We will hold a LEGO prize drawing in December for all participants. Registration not required.

close up of little child's hand building with Lego bricks

 

4-H Make Music Program

Monday, September 16

6:00-7:30 PM

*For Ages 5-18*

 Explore the science of sound and make some noise with 4-H! Learn how music applies to your life while playing with different percussion instruments. Youth will create an instrument they can take home. There is a $3/person charge payable to 4-H. Call 624-6067 to register.

colorful soundbars

 

Firefly Friends: Your Light is Bright

(Wing 1: Yellow Firefly Patch)

Four Wednesdays, September 18-October 9

10:00-10:35 AM

*For Ages 2-5*

Firefly Friends is a story, song, and craft program with weekly themes led by Jennifer DeVille Catalano. This program helps children shine bright lights in the world as they learn to recognize their feelings, appreciate nature, and create works of art. Come meet Juniper, the firefly puppet, and help wake up the sleeping fireflies and complete some art projects! The suggested fee for the four-week wing is $10. Scholarships are available. Classes are limited to 11 children. Call 624-6067 to register.

preschool girl looking at fireflies in the woods

 

Afternoon at the Movies: Stan and Ollie

Wednesday, September 18

2:00-4:00 PM

*For Everyone*

In Stan & Ollie, Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song--a grueling theater tour of post-war Britain. Rated PG.

Cover of the movie Stan and Ollie

 

Saturday Hours Return

Saturday, September 21

10:00 AM-4:00 PM

*For Everyone*

 Fall hours begin Saturday, September 21, at the Mendon Public Library, which means we will be open again on Saturdays. We can't wait to see you!

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Paws to Relax

Tuesday, September 24

6:30-7:15 PM

*For Everyone*

Drop in and spend a few minutes with our visiting therapy dog, Hollie. If we have enough eager readers present, Miss Nettie will also read a book.

Puppy dog's face up close

 

front cover of library's 2018 annual report

 


 

RECURRING EVENTS

 

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Paws to Relax

Second and fourth Tuesdays

6:30-7:15 PM

*For Everyone*

Drop in and spend a few minutes with Hollie, our visiting therapy dog. If we have enough eager readers present, Miss Nettie will also read a book.

  

 

computer monitor, laptop, cell phone, and iPad

Technology Training

Tuesdays, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Wednesdays, 4:00-7:00 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.

 

     

toddler reading a book

Story Time 

Tuesdays and Fridays

10:00-10:30 AM

*For Toddlers to Preschool*

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.

 

pile of Lego blocks

Building Buddies 

Thursdays

10:00-11:00 AM

*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.

 

        

ball of orange yarn

The Knit Nook

Second and fourth Thursdays

10:00-11:30 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!

  

two children eating apples and reading a book

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

 

 

Book cover for authors Tim and Deb Smith

 Tim and Deb Smith 

 Author Talk

 Thursday, September 26

 7:00-8:00 PM

little girl looking at a page in a picture book

 New! Saturday Story

 Time

 Saturday, September 28

 11:00-11:30 AM

painted red maple leaf

 Two Leaf Painting

 Classes

 Monday, September 30

 4:00-5:30 PM (Ages 10+)

 6:30-8:00 PM (Teens & Adults)

 

 

    


 

young girl looking shocked holding her hand over her mouth

 

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 WiFi zone sign

 

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!

  Read more

close-up picture of someone crafting

  

 

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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FEATURED APPS
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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

BUDGET MEETING

Monday, August 26

7:00 PM

REGULAR MEETING

Monday, September 9

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

Southco

 


 

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