Town of Gates Public Library

GATES PUBLIC LIBRARY - 902 Elmgrove Road - Rochester, New York 14624

(585) 247-6446
reference & other services

(585) 234-9190
library hours/program info

(585) 247-5061
24-hour story line

(585) 426-5733
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Welcome to the Gates Public Library Website


The Gates Public Library has an outstanding collection and staff willing to help you find the information you need. In addition to books, we have videos, DVDs, cassettes, compact discs, books on compact disc, digital books and much more


LIBRARY NEWS


APRIL 2014


LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEE VACANCY
The Gates Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking candidates for an open trustee position. Trustees serve a four-year term and 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 adopt policies and rules regarding library use, to secure adequate funding for the library, and stewardship and accountability in the use of that funding.

Applicants should submit a resume to the Gates Public Library Board of Trustees by mail or in person at Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Rd., Rochester, NY 14624. For more information, please contact Kirk Kettinger at (585) 426-2546.


GATES PUBLIC LIBRARY HAS A NEW, INTERACTIVE PROGRAM CALENDAR
Check out the Gates Public Library’s NEW CALENDAR! It is interactive—you can now register for programs online (so you won’t have to call or stop-in to register), sign-up email or text notifications for programs (i.e. event reminders, change of time or cancellation notices, etc.), and much more.

GATES-CHILI ROTARY CLUB DONATES LARGE SCREEN TV
Thank you to the Gates-Chili Rotary Club (www.gateschilirotary.org) for donating this large screen TV to the Gates Public Library.

GATES-CHILI ROTARY CLUB DONATES LARGE SCREEN TV


“RED HOT EXPRESS” DVD AND BLU-RAY COLLECTION
The Gates Public Library is excited to announce their newest offering! “Red Hot Express” is designed to provide new movie releases on both DVD and Blu-ray for a free 2-day loan. This new service will help eliminate long waits for popular, new movies. “Red Hot Express” is a quick, 2-day alternative that will provide a better selection of current titles for people browsing the shelves. The collection will contain popular movies from the last six to eight months and new releases will be added every two weeks. For those who prefer a longer loan period, the library will continue to offer thousands of new titles for 1-week loans on DVD and Blu-ray.

LINDA TRIBOTTE RECEIVES OFFICIAL RECOGNITION

Linda Tribotte and Supervisor Mark Assini
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Linda Tribotte receives official recognition for her 13 years of service on the Gates Library Board from Supervisor Mark Assini. Thank you for all your hard
work, Linda.

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A JOB?
There are a number of resources and organizations that can help. Under the Reference tab, you can find a document called “Job Resources” (or, click here). In it, you will find links to job websites, online classifieds, and resume and cover letter websites.

DOWNLOAD E-BOOKS AND AUDIOBOOKS
Do you have an e-reader, tablet, or a smart phone and would like to begin downloading e-books and audiobooks for free from the Monroe County Library System? Visit our OverDrive catalog, which has over a hundred thousand titles, at
overdrive.libraryweb.org

V.I.P. PASS PROGRAM EXPANDED
“Your library card is the key to discounts” Gates Public Library is proud to participate in The Monroe County Library System V.I.P pass program, a partnership with Artisan Works, Corn Hill Navigation, Genesee Country Village & Museum, George Eastman House, Geva Theatre Center, Landmark Society-Stone Tolan House, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester Museum & Science Center, and the Susan B. Anthony Museum & House. Ask us about the V.I.P. pass program which allows libraries to circulate discount passes for each of these institutions.
V.I.P. Pass Program Info

LIBRARY APPS
To bring the Gates Public Library right to your finger tips, the library has added a couple of links to library apps under the “Programs” tab. The “LS2 Mobile Library” app makes checking our library’s catalog for materials (i.e. books, movies, CDs, etc.), placing holds, and accessing your account information easier. The “OverDrive” app allows you to download some of our eBooks or audio-books right to your phone or tablet pc.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS
There are new 2013 brochures online on our Library Programs.

ADULT READERS NEWS
Check out what people are asking for at the Gates Public Library.

TEEN READS OF THE MONTH
The Teen Reads for the month are now Online...

AREAS OF INTEREST


OVERDUE FINES INCREASE
Due to Continued reductions in state funding, overdue fines have increased to $.35 per day. - New Fee Schedule

‘BOOKTIQUE’ OPENS!
The Friends of Gates Public Library are proud to announce that the long planned Friends bookstore on the 2nd floor of the new Gates Public Library at 902 Elmgrove Road has now opened. Please Continue...

‘BOOKTIQUE’ HOURS
Gently used books plus more on the 2nd floor!

Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
10 am to 8 pm

Friday
10 am to 5 pm

Saturday
10:30 am to 4:30 pm

902 Elmgrove Road
Rochester, NY 14624

Phone (585) 247-6446
E-Mail: books4gatesfriends@yahoo.com

Join or renew your Friends membership at the book store

FRIENDS OF GATES PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOKSTORE VOLUNTEERS
View Friends Bookstore Volunteers 7/25/11

50 Years of Bestsellers
50 Years of Bestsellers from 1961-2010. The list is available for download here...

The Gates Public Library - 50 years: 1961-2011
The Friends of the Gates Public Library - 25 years: 1986-2011
Former Library Director Susan Swanton has authored a new book about the history of the Gates Public Library! Celebrate fifty years of the Gates Public Library and twenty five years of The Friends of The Gates Public Library in this pictorial history, decade by decade, from 1961 to the present. Additional information...

Gates Human Services Directory
The Gates Human Services Directory is back! With listings for schools, churches and local agencies, use The Gates Human Services Directory to find the services you need in your community. Just go to the menu bar and click on “Reference”, then “Gates Human Services Directory”. If you would like to update your organization’s information on The Gates Human Services Directory, please call
247-6446 and ask for the Technology Librarian, or e-mail ccarsten@libraryweb.org.


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