Kids Clothing Exchange SM

Kids’ Clothing Exchange: October 2023

HOW DOES IT WORK? Bring in clean (washed), gently-used children’s clothes, sizes newborn through 20, or children’s shoes. For clothing or shoes donated, you will receive a ticket to swap for a different article of clothing or pair of shoes at the exchange.

Categories: Adult, All Ages, Children, Teen & Tween
Staff Training 2023

September 29th: Closed for Staff Training

The Gates Public Library will be CLOSED Friday, September 29th for staff training. We will reopen for regular business hours on Saturday morning, September 30th at 9 AM.

Categories: All Ages
Pet Donation

Lollypop Farm Donation Drive

We are currently accepting donations to Lollypop Farm from September 12 through October 13! Our donation bin is located in the atrium. Thank you for helping and supporting Lollypop Farm!

Categories: All Ages
Copy of VIP Passes

VIP & Empire Passes 2023-24

You can borrow a VIP Pass for 1 week to gain access to 11 different museums and cultural arts centers at a substantial discount!

Categories: All Ages
Labor Day Closing

Closed for Labor Day, Monday, September 4

Celebrating America’s workers, today and every day! Happy Labor Day! Just a reminder, the Gates Public Library will be closed Monday, September 4. As always, our book drop (located behind the building) is open 24 hours.

Categories: All Ages
August 2023

Annual Outdoor Movie Night

Join us for our 10th annual outdoor movie night as we watch The Bad Guys. Save the date for Friday, August 4 at 7:30PM of outdoor family fun in Gates Public Library’s parking lot…

Categories: All Ages
Summer reading 2023 web

Summer Reading Has Begun!

Our 2023 Summer Reading Programs are now available! Register in-person at the circulation to sign up.

Categories: All Ages
Independence Day

Closed for Independence Day

The Gates Public Library will be closed Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Our book drop (located around the back of the library) will be open for returns. And don’t forget: Libby, Overdrive, and Hoopla are always available for digital downloads and streaming!

Categories: All Ages
Fine Free


The Gates Public Library values the elimination of barriers for our young patrons and is a strong advocate for literacy and education. We believe creating positive library experiences…

Categories: All Ages, Children, Teen & Tween
memorial day closure

Closed Monday, May 29, 2023

The Gates Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 30th with our regular hours. As always, our book drop…

Categories: Adult, All Ages, Children, Teen & Tween