Renovations Begin at Brighton Memorial Library
January 16, 2020
After 19 years, the Brighton Memorial library’s current foyer is getting a facelift. Renovations include replacing the ceiling and upgrading the lighting, flooring, and walls.
Push notifications are now live in Libby
December 12, 2019
Overdrive is providing a new way to connect with and engage more readers. Users can now choose which notifications they’d like to receive from the Libby menu under Manage Notifications, including:
- When a hold becomes available
- When a loan is about to expire
- When a loan has expired
- And more!
MCLS and the Rochester Americans Team up for the 15th season of the Reading Power Play
November 12, 2019
The Rochester Americans and the Monroe County Library System are once again partnering to provide the “Reading Power Play”, which teams Amerks players with local public librarians in support of reading. The 2019-20 season marks the 15th consecutive year of the program and is presented exclusively by Wendy’s®.
The Monroe County Library System has Joined the Macmillan Boycott
November 7, 2019
Effective immediately, the Monroe County Library System (MCLS) and all public libraries in Monroe County will no longer purchase eBooks from Macmillan Publishers or any of its imprints. This decision comes in reaction to Macmillan’s new library eBook embargo, which went into effect Nov. 1. Under these new terms, public libraries are only allowed to purchase one copy of a new eBook for the first eight weeks after release.