Mendon Public Library



Social Security Planning

Tuesday, September 30

6:30-8 pm

*For Adults*

This course will cover what Baby Boomers need to know about Social Security and maximizing income. We will discuss what Social Security is, how to enroll, survivor benefit, how payout is calculated and how to determine what is required for each individual. This course will provide a solid overview of the Social Security benefit in an educational setting.

Call 624-6067 to register.


Researching Your Family History

Thursday, October 2

7 pm

*For Adults and Seniors*

This workshop by Larry Naukam, retired Local History and Genealogy Section Director of the Rochester Public Library, will teach how to trace members of your family tree with genealogy software as well as web and print resources. Special attention will be given to Internet resources. Local, state, national, and worldwide sources will be discussed also.

Registration is requested; call 624-6067.


NEW! Art Display

 Now through October

we are hosting

a colorful display of

quilts and fiber arts

throughout the library

that have been

handcrafted by artisans

from the

Genesee Valley

Fiber Arts Guild

  • Quilts
  • Felted wall art
  • Baskets
  • Corn husk dolls
  • Cards
  • Felt crafts
  • Fabric ornaments
  • Decorative books
  • Scherenschnitte (paper cutting)
  • Cross-stitch
  • Fabric crafts
  • More!


Meet-n-Greet with the Honorable Elizabeth Wolford

Monday, October 6

7 pm

*For Teens, Adults and Seniors*

Join us for a relaxed conversation with the first woman to be a U.S. District Judge, Western District of New York. Judge Wolford will briefly describe her judgeship and the path leading to this historic appointment, then answer questions.

Registration is requested; please call 624-6067.



Story Time with Mike Miller

Thursday, October 9

6:30-7 pm

*For Toddlers through Early Elementary*

Join us for a fun-filled time of stories, folk tales, fairy tales and songs with Mike Miller, the popular story teller at Barnes and Noble for over a decade.

No registration needed.





Meet-n-Greet with Genesee Valley

Fiber Arts Guild Artists

Monday, October 13

7 pm

*For Teens, Adults and Seniors* 

Enjoy the colorful display of beautiful quilts and fiber arts that have been handcrafted by members of the Genesee Valley

Fiber Arts Guild while you talk with the talented artists who created them.

No registration necessary.




Tuesdays and Fridays

10-10:30 am

*For Toddlers to Preschool*

Stories and more to 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 Club

Thursdays, 10-10:45 am

*For Ages 1 to 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.

No registration necessary.


Technology Training

Tuesdays, 10 am-1 pm

Wednesdays, 5-8 pm

*For Adults and Seniors*

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.


The Knit Nook

2nd and 4th Thursdays

10-11:30 am

*For All Ages and Knitting Abilities*

This inter-generational knitting group is about fellowship around the fireplace. Learn how to knit a simple project or bring one that's in progress. New knitters will receive No. 7 needles and acrylic yarn. Experienced knitters can bring their own needles, yarn and projects. Books and magazines with antique and current knitting ideas will be available. No registration necessary.


Thank you to our generous sponsors,

energetic volunteers, enthusiastic barn

dance participants and, of course,

The Skycoasters for a

wonderful, fun evening!





Medicare and More

Tuesday, October 21

6:30-8 pm

*For Adults and Seniors*

This program will discuss the complexities of Medicare including enrollment, eligibility, the four components of the program, what is covered by Medicare and what is not. Participants will also learn about the usage of private insurance to cover medical expenses not covered by Medicare, commonly called Medigap coverage, and how to plan for the challenges healthcare and long-term care expenses can have on someone’s assets in retirement.

Registration is required; call 624-6067.


Creepy, Crawly Creativity: Spiders!

Saturday, October 25

11 am to Noon

*For Kindergarten through Elementary*

Just in time for Halloween, come learn more about one of the planet’s most intriguing life forms: spiders! Participants will be thoroughly engaged by an interactive presentation, specimens, and LIVE tarantulas.

No registration needed.


Volunteers are needed to help work at the book sale

Sign up now or call the library

(No dealers, please)


Thursday, October 30, 3-7 pm

$5 adults, $1 students K-12, or FREE admission with current Friends membership


Saturday, November 1, 10 am-4 pm

No admission fee


Sunday, November 2, 11 am-1 pm

No admission fee


Saturday, November 15, 10 am-2 pm

Bag Sale--$3/bag


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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