Library Board

Join our Library Board!

Would you like to help make decisions for your library’s future? Would you like to have a voice in charting the direction of your library? If yes, consider serving your community as a library trustee!

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Rochester Reads

Jason Mott’s 2021 National Book Award‐winning novel, Hell of a Book, is Writers & Books featured 2022 Rochester Reads selection. The community is encouraged to read the book and attend related events from October 1 – November 3, 2022.

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Big Library Read 2022

Introducing the next Big Library Read pick: The Girl in His Shadow by Audrey Blake. Join the #BigLibraryRead digital book club July 13 – 27! Borrow the ebook of The Girl in His Shadow by Audrey Blake from our digital collection with no waitlists or holds during this time.

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Newspaper Post

Gates-Chili Newspaper Archive Now Online

Nearly fifty years of Gates-Chili newspapers, including the Gates-Chili News, are now available for online reading thanks to a grant awarded to the Gates Public Library.  The digitized newspapers…

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Find it in Libby Great Courses

Great Courses Now Available on Libby

The Great Courses offers engaging and understandable lectures by esteemed professors, professionals, and experts in topics ranging from history, better living, science, language learning, and much more.

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Community Public Forum

Town of Gates Community Public Forum & Surveys

Join the Town of Gates for a drop-in Community Public Forum on Saturday, April 30 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM at the Gates Public Library. The Town of Gates is in the process of updating the 2017 Comprehensive Plan.

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UPDATED: Donations in Support of Ukraine

The Gates Public Library, together with the community, will be collecting goods for the people of Ukraine. Donations will be accepted through Friday, April 15th. Goods will be distributed by Alpha European Grocery & Deli.

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COVID-19 Test Kits Available

The Gates Public Library once again has COVID-19 test kits available for patrons to pick up. There are no residency requirements and patrons may take home up to five kits.

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Tax help resources

Tax Resources 2022

The Gates Public Library is here to help make this tax season a little less stressful! Check out our Tax Resources page for access to: Federal Tax Forms
NYS Tax Forms
Free online filing options…

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