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The Gates Public Library will continue to be a friendly, creative learning center where the staff engage with the public to develop a variety of collections, resources, and programs that will encourage education, literacy, personal enjoyment and professional growth.

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Library Board Vacancies

Oct 23rd, 2014 at 1:16 PM

The Gates Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking candidates for two open trustee positions. One vacancy is for a five-year term, and the second is to fill one year of a vacated term before being appointed to a full five-year term. Trustees are required to participate in monthly meetings. Candidates must be a resident of the Town of Gates.  

Trustee duties and responsibilities include: to serve on committees as assigned, to evaluate the library's long range plan, to approve policies and rules regarding library use, to secure adequate funding for the library, stewardship and accountability in the use of that funding, and assisting the library director and staff in building strategic relationships with organizations within the community.

Resumes and a letter of interest may be dropped off at the Gates Public Library.  For more information, please contact Gates Public Library Board President, Melissa Jordan at

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Introducing Adult Take & Make Crafts

Oct 21st, 2014 at 3:52 PM

Following in the tradition of our popular children and teen take and make crafts, beginning this month adults who visit the Gates Public Library can pick up a free craft to make at home. We provide all the materials. You can find the adult take and make crafts on the staff picks shelf by the new non-fiction. This month we are featuring a clothespin cat for Halloween.

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Email Newsletter

Oct 11th, 2014 at 11:56 PM

Sign up for our email newsletter, and each month you will receive updates about library news, educational programs, and special special events for children, teens, and adults. 

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New Gates-Chili Community Events Newsltter

Oct 9th, 2014 at 9:45 PM

We are excited to announce a new partnership with the Westside YMCA, Gates-Chili School District Continuing Education, the Chili Public Library, Gates Recreation, and Chili Recreation. 

Once a month we will be publishing a community newsletter that has upcoming events for people of all ages at various organizations within the Gates-Chili Community. 

You can view the newsletter here, and be sure to share it with your friends and neighbors!

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