Adult Programs

Houseplant Care

Houseplant Care

Join Master Gardener Suzanne Feather at the Mendon Public Library Jacobs Family Reading Room on Tuesday, February 7, from 1:00pm – 2:00pm, as she teaches us all we need to know about keeping our house plants healthy and thriving. This is a free program held in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County. Sign up today!

In Conversation with ROC’s Black Leaders: Part One – ONLINE

In Conversation with ROC’s Black Leaders: Part One – ONLINE

Join Amanda Chestnut, curator of In This Moment, on Wednesday, February 8, 7:00pm – 8:00pm as they discuss the launch of the first two chapbooks in the second edition of the project that pairs 10 teams of Black writers and photographers with 10 Black leaders from across the city of Rochester. Amanda will be joined by Reenah Golden, Founder, Executive & Artistic Director of the Avenue Blackbox Theatre; and Timothy James Johnson PhD, Minister at Asbury First United Methodist Church and Sabbath Rest Farm and Professor Emeritus at Roberts Wesleyan College. Registration is required. A Zoom invitation will be sent the day of the event. This program series is presented in partnership with several MCLS libraries. In This Moment is published by Visual Studies Workshop Press. Chapbooks are available at local public libraries.

Meditation Mondays

Meditation Mondays

In this interactive, guided meditation series, you won’t have to be a master to experience this ancient art. These powerful group experiences will be held in the Mendon Public Library Jacobs Family Reading Room, and will be followed up with discussions that will leave you feeling relaxed and inspired. You will be able to take these techniques with you to incorporate them into your daily life. Everyone is welcome. Wear comfortable clothing. Sign up today for one class, or multiple classes: Mon, Feb 13, 6:30 – 7:30; Mon, March 13th, 6:30 – 7:30.

Join The Community Art Project “There’s More to the Story”

Join The Community Art Project “There’s More to the Story”

Patrons of all ages, join us for a fun, community art project. “There’s More to the Story”: MPL’s Stained Glass Window Mini Mural Project led by Rachel Anna DeVona. Meet with us for one or all work sessions: Meeting 1 Ideas, Thursday, February 16, 6:30-7:30 pm; Meeting 2 Crafting, Thursday, February 23, 2:00-3:30 pm; Meeting 3 Crafting, Thursday, March 9, 6:30-7:30 pm; Meeting 4 Crafting, Thursday, March 16, 6:30-7:30 pm; Meeting 5 Even More Crafting, Thursday, April 6, 2:00-3:30 pm; Meeting 6 Finishing Touches, Thursday, April 20, 6:30-7:30 pm; Community Share & Unveiling during National Library Week, April 23-April 29, 2023. Sign up today!

Book Club for Adults

Book Club for Adults

THIS BOOK CLUB HAS REACHED MAXIMUM CAPACITY.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING, PLEASE SIGN UP ON THE WAIT LIST; YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED IF THERE IS AN OPENING. Our Adult Book Club meets the third Monday of each month. Books are chosen from a variety of genres. Participants read the book in advance and come prepared for a discussion. Facilitated by MPL staff member Andrea. Registration required.

Technology Training 1-on-1 Wednesdays

Technology Training 1-on-1 Wednesdays

On Wednesday afternoons the library offers 1-on-1 technology training with Danny Bassette! Bring your laptop, tablet, or phone if you have one. Choose a 1-hour time slot at 3pm-4pm, 4pm-5pm, or 5pm-6pm. Reserve your spot today! [button...

Knit Nook

Knit Nook

Adults, join us at the Mendon Library Conference table on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 10:00am – 11:30am to work on your knitting projects. To reserve your spot, . . .

Medicare Information Sessions with Excellus

Medicare Information Sessions with Excellus

Adults interested in learning more about Medicare are encouraged to meet with a representative from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield for this free program. Excellus will be in the library to take questions during this entire period. Registration is requested for a 1-hour consultation.