Because of Women Like Her...Winning the Vote in New York State An Exhibition at the Central Library
8/17/2017 4:09:54 PM
year marks the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in
New York State. To commemorate this historic milestone, the Rochester
Public Library has teamed up with local museums, universities, and
historical organizations to create a community-wide
exhibition exploring Rochester's role in the woman suffrage and women's
rights movements of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Come learn about
this history among an eclectic mix of rare artifacts like Susan B.
Anthony's dress, Martha Matilda Harper's prototype
for the original salon shampoo chair, a Bloomer outfit, a variety of
suffrage banners, pendants, flyers, and so much more!
Talk Saves Lives: Suicide Prevention in September
8/4/2017 8:49:14 AM
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. MCLS Libraries and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention are teaming up to bring you the MCLS wide program, "Talk Saves Lives: A Brief Introduction to Suicide Prevention". Learn the warning signs and risks of suicide, and how together we can prevent it. See a full list of participating libraries, dates and times of events and how to register below.
Mobile Printing Now Available through the Central Library
7/11/2017 8:16:39 AM
The Central Library is very happy to announce that we are now able to offer Mobile
Printing. What does this mean? Anyone can print from any personal laptop,
computer or mobile device to the library's public printers using an
internet connection. The job will stay available for 72 hours after
submission, and can be picked up during normal business
hours. Printing charges will be the same as if you are inside the
library - BW .20 / COLOR .50 per page. Attached you will see
instructions on how to access the mobile print service using 3 different
methods - a website, an app, or by email.
OverDrive Cancels Nook Periodicals
4/3/2017 3:55:19 PM
Overdrive 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
Libraryweb.org gets a NEW look
1/24/2017 1:25:14 PM
The Monroe County Library System launched a new website Friday, January 20, 2017 (www.libraryweb.org). The new layout provides better and easier access to the system's collections, services and electronic resources, including a new mobile-friendly design.