About the Mendon Public Library

The Mendon Public Library is located in the Village of Honeoye Falls, in the Town of Mendon, New York and is a member of the Monroe County Library System. The library is governed by our Board of Trustees. The trustees are responsible for establishing written policies and guide all aspects of library service. This includes future planning for the library, financial accountability, setting policies and hiring a director for the Mendon Public Library. Additional support is provided by our volunteer members of The Friends of Mendon Public Library, a 501c3 organization.

Mendon Welcomes Lyla Grills as New Library Director

Mendon Welcomes Lyla Grills as New Library Director

Meet Lyla Grills, Mendon Public Library's (MPL) new director. Lyla joins the library with nearly twenty years of experience in the Monroe County Library System, most recently as a Young Adult librarian at Penfield Public Library. The Mendon Public Library Board of Trustees was impressed with Lyla's development of creative, inclusive programming for teens, ongoing Monroe County Library System...

Next Board of Trustees Meeting

Next Board of Trustees Meeting

The next meeting of the Mendon Public Library Board of Trustees will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday January 10, at the library.  Meetings for the 2022 include: Jan 10, Feb 7, Mar 7, Apr 4, May 2, June 6, June 27, Aug 1, Aug 29, Oct 3, Nov 7, and Dec 5. To submit comments or questions, please email to mendonlibrarycirculation@libraryweb.org by 5 p.m. Agenda and Documents for the next meeting will be...

History of Mendon Public Library

History of Mendon Public Library

A group of women from the Fortnightly Club of Honeoye Falls formed the Honeoye Falls Free Library in 1912. Its 500 books were circulated free of charge from two upstairs rooms in a building on Main Street. In 1928, Jonathon Noxon bequeathed $10,000 to the Honeoye Falls Free Library for the purpose of erecting a library building. The Honeoye Falls Free Library Association transferred its holdings...

Operating Hours & Close Dates

Operating Hours & Close Dates

The Mendon Public Library is open Monday – Thursday, 9 AM – 8 PM, Friday and Saturday, 9 AM – 3 PM (closed Saturdays in the summer).  High speed Wi-Fi remains operational and accessible outside our building and in our parking lot 24/7. We strive to be available to our patrons as much as possible during the year but are scheduled to be closed the following days in 2021: Friday, January 1 – New...

Board of Trustees: The Library’s Governing Body

Board of Trustees: The Library’s Governing Body

MPL Board of Trustees A five- to eleven-member Board of Trustees governs the Mendon Public Library. The trustees are responsible for establishing written policies to govern and guide all aspects of library service. This includes future planning for the library, financial accountability, setting policies and hiring a director for the Mendon Public Library. While there are many opportunities for...

Anne-Marie Gordon Recognized for Years of Service on Mendon Public Library Board of Trustees

Anne-Marie Gordon Recognized for Years of Service on Mendon Public Library Board of Trustees

At the February meeting of the Mendon Public Library Board of Trustees, Anne-Marie Gordon (2nd from left, back row) was recognized for her years of service to the Mendon Public Library.  Anne-Marie has served on the Board since 2016, most recently as Recording Secretary.  A public school librarian by day, Anne-Marie provided valuable library insight during her years as a trustee. Nipa Armbruster...

Board of Trustees Meeting Dates 2021

Mendon Public Library' Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. at the library on these days in 2021: Monday, January 4 Monday, February 1 Monday, March 1 Monday, April 5 Monday, May 3 Monday, June 7 Monday, June 28 Monday, August 2 Monday, August 30 Monday, October 4 Monday, November 1 Monday, December 6

Meeting Minutes

2021 Meeting Minutes January 4, 2021  January 17, 2021 February 1, 2021 March 1, 2021 April 5, 2021 May 3, 2021 June 7, 2021 June 28, 2021 August 2, 2021 August 30, 2021 October 4, 2021 November 1, 2021 December 6, 2021   2020 Meeting Minutes January 6, 2020 February 3, 2020 March 2, 2020 March 16, 2020  (Emergency Meeting) April 6, 2020 May 4, 2020 August 3, 2020 August 31, 2020 October 5,...