Library Services

At the Mendon Public Library, we strive “to be an essential contributor to the quality of life in the Town of Mendon. Our library will provide life-long learning opportunities through exemplary collections, technological information resources, and opportunities to gather, discuss, learn, and enjoy.”

Please refer to the menu to the right or posts listed below for additional information on our collections, technology, and facilities.

Teen YA Booklists

Teen YA Booklists

Check out the Young Adult Booklists compiled by your MCLS YA/Teen Librarians!

J and YA Book List That Promotes Inclusion

J and YA Book List That Promotes Inclusion

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...

How to Get a Library Card

How to Get a Library Card

You can register in person for one of three different types of library cards when the Mendon Public Library is open. The choices include: 1. Monroe County Library System Card (Enjoy complete MCLS services free to anyone, children to adults, proof of a Monroe County...

2022-2023 VIP Passes and Empire Pass

2022-2023 VIP Passes and Empire Pass

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...

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.

Enhanced Vision Reader

Enhanced Vision Reader

We have an Enhanced Vision Reader at the library for patrons with difficulty seeing print. The Enhanced Vision Reader allows print that is laying flat under the projector to then be projected onto a screen at a significantly larger size. The reader is set up at a desk...

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...

Try our Mobile Hotspots!

Try our Mobile Hotspots!

Sign out one of our LTE Mobile Hotspot devices and connect to the world wherever you go. Perfect for camping, boating, hiking, and even at home. A special thanks to The Friends of Mendon Public Library for allowing us to make mobile hotspots available to our...

Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

The New York State Talking Book and Braille Library (TBBL) is a free lending library available to individuals living in New York State, who have difficulty reading standard print due to a visual impairment, a physical disability, or a reading disability.  Questions...

Technologies That Are Available at The Mendon Library

Technologies That Are Available at The Mendon Library

The Mendon Public Library Technology Offerings include: Four Patron Computers with Internet/Printing capabilities; Laptop Computer available for in-library use; Wi-Fi Hotspot Lending Program; TV Conferencing System (Wi-Fi/TV/DVD options); Free High-Speed Wi-Fi;...

Free Wi-Fi Available

Free Wi-Fi Available

The wi-fi provided by the Mendon Public Library is available all the time, whether the building is open or not. The signal reaches to much of the parking lot. (The wi-fi, as all library internet service, is filtered for CIPA compliance.)

Study Rooms Available For Use

Study Rooms Available For Use

The library offers two rooms for quiet group study or projects. Each room holds a maximum of four occupants. The rooms can be reserved in two hour increments. Patrons are allowed one reservation at a time. Please call the library at 624-6067 to reserve a room. View...

Curbside Service Still Available

Curbside Service Still Available

In order to serve everyone in the community, we will continue our curbside pickup service Monday through Thursday from 10 AM - 7 PM, Friday and Saturday from 10 AM - 4 PM. To place a curbside order, please email your selection, phone number, and library card number to...

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...

New Children’s Book List Promotes Understanding and Inclusion

New Children’s Book List Promotes Understanding and Inclusion

Our latest book list is entitled "Stories to Promote Kindness, Friendliness, Understanding, and More Acceptance of Others." It includes over 40 picture books, both fiction and non-fiction. This book list is geared primarily toward three to eight-year olds. Topics...

Accessibility Services

Accessibility Services

We strive to make services and programs available to patrons of all abilities, including those with disabilities. Please let us know of any special accommodations you may require a week in advance of a program so that we can accommodate you or your child.  Also,...