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.

J and YA Materials Going Fine Free

J and YA Materials Going Fine Free

On Friday, December 23, 2022 the J (Juvenline) and YA (Young Adult) materials from the Mendon Public Library will no longer be assessed late fees. Lost or damaged items will still be charged for replacement.

Next Board of Trustees Meeting

Next Board of Trustees Meeting

The next regular meeting of the Mendon Public Library Board of Trustees will be held at 7 PM on Monday, February 6, at the library. Regular BOT Meetings for 2023: Jan 3, Feb 6, Mar 6, Apr 4, May 1, June 5, June 26, Jul 31, Aug 28, Oct 2, Nov 6, and Dec 4. Agenda and documents for the next board meeting will be available here 24 hours prior to the meeting. Agenda for January 3, 2023 MPL BOT...

Operating Hours & Close Dates

Operating Hours & Close Dates

The Mendon Public Library is open: Monday - Thursday 9 AM – 8 PM Friday 9 AM – 5 PM Saturday 9 AM – 3 PM Sunday Closed   High speed Wi-Fi remains operational and accessible outside our building and in our parking lot 24/7. We strive to be available to patrons as much as possible during the year, but are scheduled to be closed the following days in 2023: Thursday, February 16 – Closed 9 AM -...

Cristina Romig and Craig Moscicki Recognized for years of service to Board of Trustees

Cristina Romig and Craig Moscicki Recognized for years of service to Board of Trustees

This spring, the Mendon Public Library Board of Trustees (BOT), recognized Cristina Romig and Craig Moscicki for their years of service to the Mendon Public Library. Cristina joined the Board in 2015, serving for several years as President. During her tenure as President, Cristina handled many library issues, notably negotiating compensation for library employees and hiring Lyla Grills as the...

Mendon Public Library Publishes 2021 Annual Report

Mendon Public Library Publishes 2021 Annual Report

The Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Mendon Public (MPL) is proud to announce the release of the 2021 Annual Report. This 19-page document is titled, “Beyond Our Walls” and contains reports from the MPL Director, Trustee President, Friends of MPL President, along with highlights of this past year, library statistics, and acknowledgement of our many generous donors. Library Director Lyla Grills...

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...

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...

Board of Trustees: The Library’s Governing Body

Board of Trustees: The Library’s Governing Body

MPL Board of Trustees A seven-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. Currently, the Mendon Public Library Board of...

Meeting Minutes

  2023 Meeting Minutes January 3, 2023 February 6, 2023 March 6, 2023 April 4, 2023 May 1, 2023 June 5, 2023 June 26, 2023 July 31, 2023 August 28, 2023 October 2, 2023 November 6, 2023 December 4, 2023   2022 Meeting Minutes January 10, 2022 February 7, 2022 March 7, 2022 April 4, 2022 May 2, 2022 June 6, 2022 June 27, 2022 August 1, 2022 August 29, 2022 October 3, 2022 November 7,...