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Digital Library

The Mendon Public Library offers a variety of digital resources, including: downloadable Audio and eBooks; Digital Collections of HFL Yearbooks; Digital Collections of Historic Local Newspapers; and a variety of Databases.  For more information on any of these topics, please refer to the menu to the right or blog posts, below.

Big Feelings: Books, eBooks and Online Resources

Big Feelings: Books, eBooks and Online Resources

The following lists contain books currently available to borrow through the Monroe County Library System: Children’s Books About Grief, Trauma, and Loss Children’s Books to Help Talk About Racialized Violence & Social Justice The next two lists have been compiled...

Introducing LOTE for Kids

Introducing LOTE for Kids

"LOTE for Kids!"  (LOTE = Languages Other Than English) is another perk for Monroe County Library card holders: we now have access to electronic children's books in 45 different languages. You can start exploring by clicking below. Follow the prompts to enter your...

Database Access for Grant Seekers

Database Access for Grant Seekers

The Central Library’s Grant Resource Center has many resources available to help you with grant seeking, including the Foundation Directory Online database. At this time, due to COVID-19, one-on-one appointments are not being taken, but, remote access is available for...

Research Databases

The Monroe County Library System offers patrons a variety of research databases.  The information is available free of charge and can be accessed here.

MPL Digital Collections – Historic Local Newspapers

MPL Digital Collections – Historic Local Newspapers

The May K. Houck Foundation has been a tremendous supporter of the Mendon Public Library. Thanks to their support, we offer a database of local newspapers in digital format from 1882-present. The digital newspaper collection is available in various formats: Honeoye...

MPL Digital Collections – HFL Yearbooks

MPL Digital Collections – HFL Yearbooks

The May K. Houck Foundation has been a tremendous supporter of the Mendon Public Library. Thanks to their support, we offer a database of local yearbooks. The digital yearbook collection is available at New York Heritage Digital Collections.  From the New York...

Downloadable Audio and eBooks

Downloadable Audio and eBooks

Utilize the libby app to access free e-materials from the Monroe County Library System.  Depending on your device, MCLS offers ebooks, audiobooks, videos, materials for Kindle, and even, magazines.  A listing of available resources is listed here.

Enjoy Classical Music, Jazz, Opera & Dance

Enjoy Classical Music, Jazz, Opera & Dance

All Monroe County Library System cardholders are able to enjoy access to Medici.tv. Thanks to a purchase made by the Central Library, enjoy unlimited full remote access to the largest online catalog of classical music, jazz, opera and dance videos as well as...