Staff training

November 3: Closed for Staff Training

The library will be closed for staff training on Thursday, November 3, 2022. We will reopen for regular business hours the following morning at 9 AM.

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Welcome to Our Library SM

Welcome to the Library, Jennifer!

Today, we welcome Jennifer Erler-Perry as the new Director of the Gates Public Library. Jennifer comes to lead our library with over 20 years of experience in the Monroe County Library System.

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Outdoor Movie Night

Family Outdoor Movie Night

Join us to enjoy a coming-of-age tale of self discovery and seaside summer adventure as we watch Disney Pixar’s Luca! Save the date, Friday, August 19th at 7:30PM, for an evening of outdoor family fun in Gates Public Library’s parking lot. You bring a lawn chair, blanket, and bug spray—we’ll have popcorn, games, and so much more!

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gates summer celebration

Gates Summer Celebration

Chill out this summer at the Gates Summer Celebration! Make sure to stop at our table for fun giveaways and prizes at the Gates Summer Celebration this Saturday, August 13th between 6:00PM – 10:00PM.

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Farewell anna

Farewell Anna!

Anna came to Gates Public Library in October 2016 after working at Fairport, Webster, Greece and the Central Library. Greg Benoit hired her to be Assistant Director and her strengths complemented his leadership style.

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Save the Date Summer Reading

Summer Reading 2022

Summer Reading for all ages begins Monday, June 27. Pick up your packets at the Circulation Desk today! Got a question? Call us at (585) 247-6446 or email us at

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diaper donations ty for giving

Diaper Drive THANK YOU

With your help, we collected over 2,190 diapers and over 55 packages of diapers, wipes and other diapering supplies for The Junior League of Rochester- Rochester’s ONLY diaper bank! Thank you for your generosity and for giving!

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Diaper Drive Instagram Post

Diaper Drive: May 11-June 19

Did you know: 1 in 3 families in the US experience diaper need. Because of this, the Gates Public Library is now hosting a diaper drive to benefit The Junior League of Rochester Diaper Bank

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VIP Passes

VIP & Empire Passes

You can borrow a VIP Pass for 1 week to gain access to 6 different museums and cultural arts centers at a substantial discount!

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