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New 7 Day Express Books!

Oct 12th, 2020 at 11:45 AM

 

This 7-Day Loan Express Fiction Collection is located on the first floor in the New Books area. This collection is not renewable and must be returned to the Gates Public Library for the next enthusiastic reader!

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Online Minecraft Club

Sep 30th, 2020 at 3:49 PM

Looking for an educational after-school activity? Join us every Thursday at 4PM for a Virtual Minecraft Club! Minecraft has a TON of educational benefits: Minecraft is an opportunity for students to work on math
and visual art skills, students learn teamwork and cooperation skills, students learn critical thinking skills and Minecraft encourages creative self-expression, problem solving and experimentation!

Play on our safe and family-friendly servers!

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

Be there or be square!

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CANCELLED A̶d̶u̶l̶t̶ ̶O̶u̶t̶d̶o̶o̶r̶ ̶M̶o̶v̶i̶e̶ ̶N̶i̶g̶h̶t̶

Sep 21st, 2020 at 5:21 PM

Due to weather, we sadly have to cancel Friday's outdoor movie. Refunds are being issued to those of you who paid for VIP spaces. We don't have plans to reschedule at this time, but we definitely hope to hold more outdoor movies next year when the weather is nice again!

 

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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