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Adult Outdoor Movie Night

Sep 21st, 2020 at 5:21 PM

Join us for a spooky Adult Outdoor Movie! On Friday, October 2nd at 7:00 (with the movie starting after 7:30) we will be showing Insidious (PG-13) on the big outdoor screen.

To ensure social distancing practices, this is a ticketed event for groups limited to 5 individuals per ticket (one ticket admits 5 people). Bring lawn chairs and blankets to comfortably enjoy the movie within your ticketed area. Guests are required to wear a cloth face covering when social distancing is not possible.

Tickets are limited to 2 per family (for a total of 10 individuals)! Get tickets at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/121456735365

$15 Friends VIP Ticket: Purchase a Friends VIP Ticket for admission for 5 total guests with best movie view and family pack goodies. Concessions available for purchase.

FREE General Admission Ticket: Free admission for 5 total guests with concessions available for purchase.

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Online Minecraft Club

Sep 19th, 2020 at 12:52 PM

Join us for Minecraft Club right from your home on September 24 at 4:00 - 5:00 PM! Just make sure you have a Minecraft account, some wifi, and the link to join our Minecraft Realm: https://realms.gg/KDb7EAHrSWE.

On console (Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, any tablet, VR)? GO TO ”PLAY”, THEN ”FRIENDS” AND PRESS ”JOIN REALM” AND ENTER THE INVITE CODE: KDb7EAHrSWE.

On PC (Java Edition)? Join our private server! Server Name: GPL Minecraft Club; Server Address: 51.79.105.244

Our realm includes a special Lucky Block Hunt, fun for all ages!

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September Outdoor Movie Night

Sep 4th, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Join us for a special September outdoor movie! On Friday September 18th at 7:00 (with the movie starting after 7:30) we will be showing Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) on the big outdoor screen.

To ensure social distancing practices, this is a ticketed event for groups limited to 5 individuals per ticket (one ticket admits 5 people). Bring lawn chairs and bug spray to comfortably enjoy the movie within your ticketed area. Guests are required to wear a cloth face covering when social distancing is not possible.

Tickets are limited to 2 per family (1 ticket admits 5 individuals)! Get tickets at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/119293902273

$15 Friends VIP Ticket: Purchase a Friends VIP Ticket for admission for 5 total guests with best movie view and family pack goodies. Concessions available for purchase.

FREE General Admission Ticket: Free admission for 5 total guests with concessions available for purchase.

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Updated Hours of Service

Jul 24th, 2020 at 4:51 PM

Gates Public Library remains open for curbside pickup, browsing and checking out materials.

Monday - Friday 10 AM - 7 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM

(CLOSED THURSDAY & SUNDAY)

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Annual Outdoor Movie Night

Jul 23rd, 2020 at 12:02 PM

Considering the perfect natural ventilation and wide space for social distancing outdoors, we will be showing the newest Pixar movie, Onward on the big outdoor screen.

To ensure social distancing practices, this is a ticketed event for groups limited to 5 individuals per ticket. Bring lawn chairs and bug spray to comfortably enjoy the movie within your ticketed area. Guests are required to wear a cloth face covering when social distancing is not possible.

Let's be safe and enjoy this summer night together with our neighbors!

Tickets are limited! Get tickets at Eventbrite

$15 Friends VIP Ticket: Purchase a Friends VIP Ticket for admission for 5 total guests with best movie view and family pack goodies. Concessions available for purchase.

FREE General Admission Ticket: Free admission for 5 total guests with concessions available for purchase.

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Bedtime Storytime

Jul 15th, 2020 at 7:37 PM

 

Due to technical issues with our Facebook account, tonight's storytime can be found on our Youtube channel. Please use our website and Instagram for further updates at this time.

Tonight's bedtime storytime is available on Youtube at https://youtu.be/MuS8P8Zvj5M



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Library Hours of Service

Jul 2nd, 2020 at 6:43 PM

Hours of service

MONDAY - FRIDAY 10 AM - 7 PM  | SATURDAY 10 AM - 5 PM

To comply with state mandates, all visitors, vendors and staff or any other persons over age 2 and able to medically tolerate a face covering, shall wear a mask or cloth face covering which covers the nose and mouth when inside the library. 

To accommodate those unable to wear masks, curbside pickup service is available for your convenience. 

Library services will be limited to curbside pickup, browsing collections and checking out materials.
Public computer access, study rooms, or library seating areas are not available at this time.

Contact the library at 585-247-6446 or email gatesreference@libraryweb.org


***In accordance with guidelines provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, items returned to the library will be quarantined for 72 hours before they are discharged from library accounts. Items will be backdated to reflect the original date of return. Thank you for understanding while new safety protocols are in place.

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR FREQUENT UPDATES AND CHANGES TO LIBRARY HOURS AND SERVICES.

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Imagine Your Story Summer Reading 2020

Jun 22nd, 2020 at 1:28 PM

We won’t let anything stop us from summer reading!

All programs will begin on Monday, June 29th. 

 

Here is everything you need to know about this year's Adult, Teen, and Children's Summer Reading Programs:

Adult Summer Reading | For Ages 18

Starting on Monday, June 29th, call or email the Gates Public Library and ask to have a registration packet ready for you to pick up via curbside pickup service. Each time you read an entire book or magazine or finish an audiobook, fill out a review slip. Once a week, put your review slip in the provided baggie and drop it off in the 24-hour book drop at the back of the building. Adult Services Librarian, Paula will collect your slips and pull names each week to win a special prize. Winner will be contacted by Paula and your prizes will be available to pick up through the library's curbside service!

Teen Summer Reading Program | For Ages 9-18

Starting on Monday, June 29th, call or email the Gates Public Library and ask to have a registration packet ready for you to pick up via curbside pickup service. Each time you read an entire book or magazine or finish an audiobook, fill out a review slip. Once a week, put your review slip in the provided baggie and drop it off in the  24-hour book drop at the back of the building. Teen Services Librarian, Heidi will collect your slips and pull names each week to win a special prize. Winners will be contacted by Heidi and your prizes will be available to pick up through the library's curbside service!

Children's Summer Reading Program | For Ages 2-12

It's time to dream, to wonder, to let your imagination run free with this year's Summer Reading Program at the Gates Public LIbrary! This year, we will be doing things a little differently. Each week, starting Monday, June 29th, we will be highlighting a different folk tale. Each folk tale will have a kit prepared that you can pick up at the library. The kits will contain a short retelling of the story, activities, a craft, and a prize. While we will not be tracking the time you read, we hope our kits will inspire you to share stories and fun times exploring and reading with your family. The program runs for six weeks, with new kits available each Monday from June 29th to August 3rd. Starting on Monday, June 29th call or email the Gates Public Library and ask to have a kit ready for you to pick up via curbside service.

As always, keep an eye on our Facebook/Instagram for any changes or updates. We appreciate your support as things change in the blink of an eye, and can't wait to get you all started on your summer reading journeys!

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We Miss YOU!

Jun 15th, 2020 at 2:00 PM

I MISS YOU!

I MISS YOU MORE!

NO, I MISS YOU MORE!

 

The library staff misses seeing and interacting with all of its GPL patrons! Please take a few minutes to tell us what you miss most about the Gates Public Library and let us know what resources and services you'd like to see in the future! Click on the button below to be directed to the survey!

What do you miss?

 

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