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The Opioid Crisis: A Community Discussion
6/16/2017 12:55:48 PM

OpioidJoin us for a panelist discussion about the opioid epidemic has been deemed a public health emergency. The Rochester Public Library and the Gates Public Library will host a panel discussion with representatives from local law enforcement, experts in physiology and psychology and advocates of the addiction community.

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Glimpses of Greece Photo Contest
5/30/2017 1:35:45 PM

Photo ContestDo you have a passion for digital photography? Do you take pride in your town? The Town of Greece contains over 764 acres of park land, 8 miles of Lake Ontario shoreline and 17 parks. What is your favorite “Glimpse of Greece”?

Attend a photography workshop at the library. Get inspired by checking out the latest photography library books. Use your new skills to enter the 3rd Annual Glimpses of Greece Photography Contest. Contest and workshops are for adults and youth ages 13 and older, and are sponsored by the Friends of the Greece Public Library.

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Call for Entries: 2017 Art of the Book
5/30/2017 2:42:09 PM

AOBThe Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County is seeking artists for our 7th Annual Juried Artist and Altered Books Exhibit: "Art of the Book". We will be accepting entry applications through July 12, 2017. The exhibit will be displayed in our BRAND NEW exhibit space November 1st through January 8th. We hope to see you and your work there. Applicants may apply HERE.

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OverDrive Cancels Nook Periodicals
4/3/2017 3:55:19 PM

OverDriveOverdrive is discontinuing their Nook periodicals platform. As a result, as our subscriptions expire (the bulk of our titles expire on April 8), we will lose access to many of our digital magazine and newspaper titles. Overdrive is working on a new digital magazine platform, but is not yet ready to launch it. We regret any inconvenience this has caused customers. We realize that this has been a very popular service and we are looking at alternate sources for digital magazines and newspapers.

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1/24/2017 1:25:14 PM

WebsiteNewThe Monroe County Library System launched a new website Friday, January 20, 2017 ( The new layout provides better and easier access to the system's collections, services and electronic resources, including a new mobile-friendly design.

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