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Great Reasons to Give

The Mendon Public Library strengthens our community by:

  • Developing young people’s minds, and helping adults and seniors pursue their interests and dreams;
  • Serving as a window to the Internet and other current technology;
  • Connecting the public to our democracy and our heritage;
  • Enhancing the economy; and
  • Facilitating regional idea exchange through membership in the Monroe County Library System.

Explore different ways to support our library by the menu to the right or the blog posts below.

CLOSED Friday Nov. 5 for Staff Training

CLOSED Friday Nov. 5 for Staff Training

We will be closed all day on Friday November 5 for a staff training day. We will re-open as usual on Saturday November 6th at 9 am. We apologize for any inconvenience.

National Friends of Libraries Week, Oct 17- 23

National Friends of Libraries Week, Oct 17- 23

October 17-23, 2021 marks “National Friends of the Libraries Week.” The Mendon Public Library joins with libraries and communities across the country in recognizing the good work of this important volunteer group. The Mendon Public Library is a better place thanks to the support of the Friends of...

Local Teacher Michelle Garlock Shares Art at Mendon Public Library

Local Teacher Michelle Garlock Shares Art at Mendon Public Library

Lima Christian Art Teacher, Michelle Garlock, is the featured artist at the Mendon Public Library this month. Patrons will enjoy her wide variety of wildlife art offerings. Falcons, buffalo, horses, and whales are just some of the animals featured in this small exhibit titled, “Creatures Great...

Wish List

Wish List

Are you looking for a way to help your library, but would rather donate in a tangible way? Working in partnership with supporters like you, the library can reach beyond the everyday to achieve excellence. Our Wish List includes some specific ways that your donation, large or small, could be used...

Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile

Consider choosing The Friends of the Mendon Public Library from Amazon.com's charitable recipients!

Friends Offer New & Larger Red Tote Bags for Sale

Friends Offer New & Larger Red Tote Bags for Sale

The Friends of the Mendon Public Library are offering their latest, beautiful red tote bags available for sale at the library.  These newer and larger bags are priced at $20/each. They are perfect for toting library books and/or gift giving. Bags are available for purchase at the library during...

Great Reasons to Give

The Mendon Public Library strengthens our community by: Developing young people’s minds, and helping adults and seniors pursue their interests and dreams; Serving as a window to the Internet and other current technology; Connecting the public to our democracy and our heritage; Enhancing the...

Join the Friends

Join the Friends

Feel free to join the next Friends meeting, call the library for more information.  The Friends of the Mendon Public Library is a 501c3 organization dedicated to enhancing our library. We are people like you who believe in and support this valuable community asset. Friends’ meetings occur monthly...

Donate and Shop: Both help the Friends of the Mendon Public Library

Donate and Shop: Both help the Friends of the Mendon Public Library

The Friends of the Mendon Library Store is open whenever the library is open. Our selection includes high quality books and other materials suitable for gift giving at a fraction of the price of new. Book Donations to the Library If you are ready to share your books with others, we accept limited...

Purchase a Historic Brick

Purchase a Historic Brick

Support the library by purchasing a historic brick, engraving it with a message and/or memory, thereby securing a special spot in the library’s exterior garden. Purchase a brick electronically, here.

Volunteer

Volunteer

Calling all teens and adults interested in volunteering!  Sign up to help at the library on a limited or regular basis by filling out a Volunteer Application and returning it to the library.  We’ll reach out if we need help.   Volunteer Application  

Friends members

Friends of the Mendon Public Library (Officers and members, as of September 2021) Nancy Holtby, President Charlene Fisk, Treasurer Robin Repass, Secretary Lisa Arnold Michelle Ferrigno Andrea Hills Lesley Krause Susan Lerner Barb Mueller Kelly Paganelli Judy Plum Maggie Testa-Hauck

Share Your Talents: Volunteer at the Mendon Public Library

Share Your Talents: Volunteer at the Mendon Public Library

Ready to step forward and share your talents with the community?  The Mendon Public Library asks you to consider developing a "Arts & Crafts Presenter Proposal." To develop a "Arts & Crafts Presenter Proposal" simply outline: art/craft program you could offer; target age group;...

Corporate and Grant Giving

Corporate and Grant Giving

We are extremely thankful for our Corporate Donors and Grantors, including: Red Door Donors (Over $50,000 in giving since 2010)  May K Houck Foundation  HFMP and MMMP   Star Headlight and Lantern   Founder Donors (Over $25,000 in giving since 2010)  Canandaigua National Bank  M&T Bank and...

Consider Planned Giving

Consider Planned Giving

Legacy Gifts, Bequests, Charitable Trusts, Transfers from Retirement Plans, and Gifts of Life Insurance are all wonderful ways to support the Mendon Public Library.  The Library Director will happily discuss these giving options, (585)624-6067.