Genealogy computers are now available to use at the Gates Public Library! Access Ancestry, Heritage Quest and many other genealogy resources on our genealogy computers. Discover your family history and start your family tree today!
Discover your family history and start your family tree. Access billions of genealogy records including Census, Social Security Death Index, and Military records. Ancestry.com must be accessed using a computer at the Gates Public Library.
A powerful and popular genealogical resource that includes the Federal Censuses, over 25,000 family and local histories, bank and military records, and genealogical and local history sources. Provided by the Monroe County Library System.
Don't forget! Chess Club meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month from 6:30 to 8:00 PM, in the Community Space. This club is for kids under the age of 18 who know how to play chess! All chess players are welcome, from beginners to masters. Our club is informal. Kids can come and go at any time during club hours. Parents are welcome to watch the games.
In order to maintain social distancing conventions, space is limited. Masks covering nose and mouth will be worn throughout and registration is required for each session.
Don't forget! We still have three weeks left of our Westgate Park Storytimes! And we have added a third day (Mondays) to the last three weeks! That's right! You now have three opportunities to come to the park to sing, read, and dance with Mary Jo and Miss Hannah! Call or stop in today to reserve your spot!
We're having a BOOK SALE, sponsored by the Friends of the Gates Public Library! Members Day (for Friends of the Gates Public Library Members) begins Friday, June 11th at 3PM - 6PM. You may renew or join at the door for $5. Sale for the General Public begins Saturday, June 12th at 10AM - 3PM. Don't forget to bring your own bag!
Sponsorship opportunities available!
We are seeking your participation in our 25th Annual Gates Chili Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament and Dinner Auction to be held at Brook-Lea Country Club on Monday, July 26th, 2021. Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic we had to cancel our 2020 tournament but are excited to be golfing in 2021. We plan to adapt to any issues raised due to the pandemic.
There are many great opportunities to promote your business and sponsor this wonderful tournament in support of our libraries. Additional information and online sponsorship & registration will be available at the Chamber website: www.gcchamber.com
Download the Golf Tournament Brochure for more information!
We've got some great news! As of Monday, May 17, we are no longer quarantining items! Items can be returned as normal at the Circulation Desk or in the book drop behind the library.