Mendon Public Library

Welcome to the Mendon Public Library!

 

Library Love Notes

Now Through Mid-March

*For Everyone*

 

Do you love the Mendon Public Library? Do you appreciate its services? If yes, then please let us know by filling out one of the pink "library love" cards on display by the circulation desk or by clicking here. We'll collect the love notes through mid-March and share their love with everyone soon after.

 

Thank you for helping to make the Mendon Public Library shine!  

Library Love Notes

 

Paws to Relax

Tuesday, January 22

6:30-7:15 PM

*For Everyone*

Drop in and spend a few minutes with one of our two therapy dogs. If we have enough eager readers present, Miss Nettie will also read a book.

Paws

 

Medicare Program

Thursday, January 24

1:00-2:00 PM

*For Adults*

Adults interested in learning more about Medicare are encouraged to meet with Sue Henning of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield during this free program. Call 624-6067 to registration.

Medicare

 

Teen Lock-In Program

Friday, January 25

7:00-9:30 PM

*For Middle and High School Students*

Middle and high school students are invited to the library to participate in an escape room game filled with problem solving fun. This activity is sponsored by the library's Teen Advisory Board. Cookies will be served. Everyone MUST pre-register; call 624-6067 to registration.

lock in

 

Tuesday Fun & Family Night:

Game and Craft Night

Tuesday, January 29

6:00-6:45 PM

*For Elementary School-Age Children*

Celebrate the joy of imagination at this special game and craft night with Miss Nettie. Activities are geared toward families with elementary school-age children.

game and craft night

 

Medicare Seminar

Wednesday, January 30

4:00-5:00 PM

*For Adults*

Adults interested in learning more about Medicare are encouraged to meet with Maria during this program to learn more. Call 624-6067 to registration.

Medicare

 

National Take Your Child

to the Library Day

Saturday, February 2

10:00 AM-4:00 PM

*For Everyone*

Share your love of books, learning, and the library during National Take Your Child to the Library Day. We'll be open all day. If you need a book suggestion for your little one, just ask a librarian. We're here to help!

Take child to library

 

Pillowcase Project

Saturday, January 30

1:00-2:00 PM

*For Ages 8-11*

Learn how to stay safe in emergency situations. Every participant will go home with an emergency plan booklet and a pillowcase. Parents are encouraged to stay and listen, too. Call 624-6067 to registration.

Pillowcase

 

Amerks Reading Power Play Program

Now through January 31

*For Children*

The Rochester Americans and the Monroe County Library System are once again partnering to provide the Reading Power Play Program. The 2018-19 season marks the 14th year of the program and is presented exclusively by Wendy’s. The Reading Power Play allows fans to meet players and The Moose, while also learning about hockey and the importance of reading. The program rewards children for reading and selects two grand-prize winners that will win suite tickets and the chance to drop the ceremonial first puck prior to Amerk's home game on Sunday, Feb. 17. Using the hat trick as an educational incentive, youth participants fill out a form for every three books they read, which then qualifies them for an entry into the grand prize drawing.

Amerks

 


 

RECURRING EVENTS

 

Paws to Relax

Paws to Relax

1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 PM

*For Everyone*

Drop in and spend a few minutes with one of our two therapy dogs. If we have enough eager readers present, Miss Nettie will also read a book.

  

 

 

Technology Training

Technology Training

Tuesdays, 10 AM-1 PM

Wednesdays, 4-7 PM

*For Adults*

Laptops, tablets, e-readers, iPads, and more. Have a question? Come to a FREE, one-on-one training session to get answers and learn how to do it yourself. Call 624-6067 for an appointment; walk-ins welcome if space allows.

 

     

Story Times

Story Time 

Tuesdays & Fridays, 10:00-10:30 AM

*For Toddlers to Pre-School*

Meet us for stories and more! These times will encourage early literacy, a love of books and being read to, following simple directions, taking turns, being part of a group, and being a good listener. No registration necessary.

 

Building Buddies

Building Buddies 

Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 AM

*For Ages 1-4*

This combination story time and play time fosters early literacy, social skills, creativity, fine motor skills, and parallel play among young children. Grown-ups can socialize or browse through a magazine or newspaper in our comfortable Jacobs Family Reading Room while children play with building blocks.

 

        

The Knit Nook

The Knit Nook

2nd & 4th Thursdays, 10-11:30 AM

*For All Ages and All Abilities*

This knitting group is all about fellowship and outreach. Learn to knit a simple project or bring one that's in progress. The Knit Nook is open to all knitters: people who can join us at our Thursday (2nd & 4th) sessions or those who knit at home. We are constantly updating and restocking our pattern and supply bin located at the library. Join us in knitting and creating, and even donate to our "Keep Rochester Warm" initiative. We'll be gathering handmade items every fall to share with those in our community who need some extra warmth. Happy knitting!

  

Children's Books and Books for Adults in Excellent Condition Welcome!

If you have children's books or books in excellent condition for adults that need a new home, please consider donating them to the Mendon Public Library. Also, next time you are in the library, don't forget to peruse the items on display in our ongoing in-library book store! There are oodles of items to choose from, including DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks, and books for all ages. Everything is offered at amazingly low prices. All proceeds from the in-library book store go toward making the Mendon Public Library even better. For more information, call the library at 624-6067.

  


  

UPCOMING EVENTS

For Details, go to What We Offer, Events Calendar

 

 

pj

Tuesday Fun & Family Night: PJ Story Time

Tuesday, February 5

6:00-6:45 PM

firefly

Firefly Friends Take Flight Bonus Class

Wednesday, February 6

12:00-1:05 PM

medicare

Paws to Relax

Tuesday, February 12

6:30-7:15 PM

 

 

     


 

Don't live in Monroe County?

Don't have a library card?

That's okay!

You don't have to be a Monroe County resident or have a library card to use our free high-speed WiFi, utilize the copier, print things, reserve a study room, or just hang out at the library to read or work. ANYONE can use the Mendon Public Library! If you live outside of Monroe County but still want to get a library card, we offer a courtesy out-of-county library card that enables you to use any of Mendon's services and check out any of our materials. We also offer Monroe County cards at $25 a year that give you full access to all Monroe libraries, Overdrive (where you can check out e-materials), and the ability to place inter-library loans!

 

Free High-Speed Wifi

Free High-Speed WiFi

High-speed wireless internet access is available to patrons who bring in their laptops or mobile devices. Our WiFi speed consistently clocks in at 10+ Mbps for downloads and 10+ Mbps for uploads, making it a breeze to work, study, stream content, and download files at the library. Combine this with our wireless printing, and you are set to go!

     

Got talent you would

be willing to share?

We're looking for artists and craftspeople who would like to teach others by offering a program at our library.

We'd love to hear from you!

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The Mendon Public Library is accessible to people with disabilities.

To request specific accommodations for a program or event, call (585) 624-6067 at least 10 days prior to the event.

 


  

  

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MENDON LIBRARY OFFERINGS:

 

Summer Reading Program

 

Display Space

 

E-Newsletter

 

Book Donation Info

 

Suggestions

  

Volunteer Log

 

Houck Digital Collection

 

HF-L Yearbooks

 

Museum Discount Passes

 

2017 Annual Report


 OTHER RESOURCES:

 

Monroe Library System

 

MCLS Digital Collection

 

NY Times Bestsellers

 

New York Ancestry

 

New York Heritage


BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

Monday, February 4

7:00 PM

Open to the public

 Schedule


 FRIENDS MEETING

Monday, February 25

6:00 PM

New members welcome

Membership Application


CORPORATE

DONORS

 

Author Society

May K. Houck Foundation

 

Storyteller Society

M&T Bank and Charitable Foundation

 

Illustrator Society

Canandaigua National Bank

The Kade Project

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