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Kids 8-12, Come learn how to build a fort! Here at the Mendon Public Library on Friday, October 7, from 10 am – 12 Noon. Learn from designer and artist Evan Bobrow how to imagine then build your dream fort. View his work, on display at the Mendon Public Library, and learn about imaginative world building and intuitive drawing. Drawing and building will be part of the presentation. This presentation will be limited to 10 students, so please register to reserve a spot.
On Tuesday, October 18, 6:30pm – 7:45pm, in the Mendon Public Library Jacobs Family Reading Room, come listen to Monroe County’s oldest and most experienced paranormal investigation team, Monroe County Paranormal Investigations. They will be giving a talk about what they do, how they do it, show evidence that they have acquired, and even tell some stories from some of their more interesting investigations! Registration is required.
Tweens and Teens between 10y – 18y, join us in the Mendon Public Library Jacobs Family Reading Room for this fun event on Wednesday, October 19, 6:30pm – 7:30pm. Plant Your Own Terrarium with Jardin Terrariums. We can accept 12 students, so register today for this free class. A glass bowl, base sands, soil, succulents, decorations and instructions will be included.
“Rochester Reads” Companion Program: The Hate U Give Screening Followed by Discussion of Similar Books
The Mendon Public Library is hosting this program as a companion to Rochester Reads 2022. On Tuesday night, October 25, from 6pm – 9pm, teens and adults are encouraged to join us in the Mendon Public Library Jacobs Family Reading Room to watch the compelling movie, The Hate U Give, based on Angie Thomas’s 2017 young-adult novel. Pizza and beverages will be provided. Following the movie, community member and educator, Lynn Shipe, will share information on three book lists she helped develop for our community. **Reservations requested**
Click here to view the book list Civil Rights & Racial Justice Models Book List.
Get a basic introduction to using a sewing machine. This also makes a good refresher class if you have not used your sewing machine in a while. Basics include winding a bobbin, threading the machine, discussion on needles and threads. Bring your machine if you have one. 2 are available for use at the library. On Wednesday, October 26, from 6:00pm – 7:30pm in the Mendon Public Library Jacobs Family Reading Room. — Registration is required.
The Mendon Public Library will continue to offer craft kits while supplies last. Typically coinciding with the seasons, our crafts are made possible through the generous support of our Friends. Craft kits are typically assembled by our valuable volunteers. Have fun...
Starting September 9, we will increase our Friday and Saturday hours! Our new weekly schedule will be: Monday-Thursday 9am – 8pm ; Fridays 9am – 5pm ; Saturdays 9am – 3pm ; Sunday CLOSED. Special thanks to The Friends of Mendon Library and the May K Houck Foundation for funding the extra hours!
Drop into the Mendon Public Library on the 2nd or 4th Tuesday of each month from 6:30 - 7:30 pm to say "hello" to Golden Retrievers Hollie and Finley and their handler, Melinda. Hollie and Finley are trained therapy dogs and love to be read to. No reservations needed....
Check out the Young Adult Booklists compiled by your MCLS YA/Teen Librarians!
The Mendon Public Library is proud to release a new book list for juvenile and young adult readers titled, "Books which promote the concepts of Tolerance, Respect, Dignity, Awareness, and Sensitivity Toward Others for Juvenile and Young Adult Readers." This new list...
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...
READ ALL SUMMER, EARN PRIZES!
Mendon Public Library staff happily assists Book Clubs to reserve meeting space and/or books. For more information, simply contact the library at 624-6067.