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Friends’ Winter Book Sale

From December 2nd until December 4th, the Friends of the Gates Public Library will have a large selection of books, puzzles, games, coffee table books and DVDs for sale in our atrium. These are nicer quality items, perhaps suitable for gift giving. We invite you to join us!

Categories: All Ages

Thanksgiving Week Hours

Our Thanksgiving Week Hours are as follows: Monday 11/22: 9 am-8 pm
Tuesday 11/23: 9 am-8 pm
Wednesday 11/24: 9 am-5 pm
Thursday 11/25: Closed
Friday 11/26: 9 am-6 pm
Saturday 11/27: 9 am-5 pm

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Food for Fines

All November long, the Gates Public Library will be waiving overdue fees in exchange for donations of food and toiletries. One non-perishable food or toiletry item will apply $1 credit toward late fees ($5 maximum).

Wowbrary: An Exciting New Way To Enjoy Your Local Library

We now offer weekly email alerts showing you the newest books, DVDs, CDs, and audio books that we purchase each week through Wowbrary (beginning Saturday, September 25). We hope you’ll enjoy hearing about the many exciting bestsellers, movies, music, and recorded books almost the very moment they arrive at the library. Whenever you spot something of interest, […]

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Storytimes at GPL

Make sure to join us for storytime at the library! We have different programs on different days, so there are many options to choose from! Mondays Baby Storytime – 9:30 am-10:00 am. For ages 0-2 with a caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, followed by playtime.

Categories: Children
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The Italians of Greater Rochester NY: Contributions to the Community and the Nation

Join us on Thursday, November 4 at 7PM, where retired RIT Professor Ed Maruggi will host a Zoom presentation based on his book, “The Italians of Greater Rochester NY: Contributions to the Community and the Nation.”  Following his presentation, several Gates Italian-American panelists will comment on their experiences including Gates Town Supervisor, Cosmo Giunta

Categories: Adult
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Trunk or Treat!

🎃👻 Looking for something fun to do over the weekend? Join us for a Trunk or Treat event at the Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home on Saturday, October 30 from 1 to 3PM! Join us for another Trunk or Treat adventure on Sunday, October 21 from 10AM to 12PM at TSE! Come in costume […]

Categories: Adult, All Ages, Children, Teen & Tween
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Trick or Treat Around the Library

Join us for our annual Halloween celebration on Friday, October 29 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am!  We will have a few stories and games, followed by trick or treating around the library!  For children of all ages with their caregivers. Costumes are welcome!  No registration necessary. Walk-ins welcome!

Categories: Children