The Douglass Community Library will be closed on June 14th for staff training. The Chili Public Library will be closed June 14th due to water main repairs. Please visit the MCLS Locations page for alternate library locations.

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Kits to Take Home (Library of THINGS and Seed Libraries)
April 18, 2024

Libraries offer more than just books and DVDs to borrow. Today you can borrow all sorts of items from your local library including fishing poles, sewing machines, seeds, games and so much more! Listed below are MCLS Member libraries that have some unique collections within their library that you can access for in-house use or check out with your MCLS Library card.

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Very Important Places (V.I.P.) Pass Program
January 16, 2024

The Very Important Places (V.I.P.) pass program provides a substantial discount to enjoy the best of Rochester and Monroe County’s arts and cultural treasures. With a valid MCLS library card, check out a V.I.P. pass for a participating museum or arts organization. Bring the V.I.P. pass to the venue and enjoy discounted admissions or ticket purchases.

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Great Courses
January 16, 2024

The Monroe County Library System is excited to offer Great Courses through Libby! Great Courses offers university-level courses for lifelong learners on just about anything and everything. Best of all, you can learn for free from your library. Find it under “Extras” in the Libby App, or on your computer/laptop at https://libbyapp.com/library/libraryweb

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Maker Spaces at MCLS Member libraries
January 16, 2024

Library maker spaces are transformative spaces and technology, inviting library users to create, innovate and collaborate. A number of the MCLS member libraries have MakerSpaces and Maker technology that patrons are invited to use when available. Check out what types of maker technology are available at MCLS libraries.

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Empire Passes
June 16, 2023

The Monroe County Library System is proud to offer Empire Passes for New York State Parks, which allows users to borrow free admission passes to hundreds of New York State Parks. The Empire Pass is your ticket to the great outdoors!–swim, hike, fish, play; it’s all free!

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Hoopla & Kanopy
February 9, 2023

A number of MCLS member libraries currently provide Hoopla Digital and or Kanopy to their resident borrowers. Please refer to those member libraries for further information regarding offerings and lending policies.

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