Solar Eclipse Glasses

If you attend the eclipse programming beginning at 1:30 pm on Monday, August 21, you will be able to receive solar eclipse glasses if you are among the first 200 people to arrive. This is now the only way you can receive free solar eclipse glasses from the library. So, if you are planning on viewing the eclipse and need glasses, please come to the library on Monday to participate in our activities and view the eclipse from Library Hill. If you cannot come to the library, make sure you do not view the eclipse without protection.  Instead, make a … Continue reading Solar Eclipse Glasses

A Letter from the Director

Dear Library Supporter, Did you know the Macedon Public Library serves all 9,140 residents of the Town of Macedon and countless others from surrounding communities?  From the period of August 2016 through July 2017, the following statistics were compiled:   101,326 items were borrowed. 73,521 people came through our doors. 226 people signed up for library cards. 6,890 sessions were tracked on our wifi and public computers. 8,104 people participated in one of our many programs. In July, we had the largest number of materials borrowed of any Wayne County Library.  We loaned 9,787 items and had 7,340 people of … Continue reading A Letter from the Director

Did You Know…

The library has two Instagram accounts.  The MPL Instagram has lots of pictures of teens doing cool things with a sprinkling of other pictures that are non-teen related.  The Macedon Kids Instagram is chock full of pictures of children engaged in all sorts of fun activities. If you want to see what’s been going on at the library, follow our Instagram accounts! You can find links to our accounts by clicking on “MORE” at the top of our website’s home page. As a matter of fact, you can find all kinds of interesting links to useful information by clicking on … Continue reading Did You Know…

Hot Off the Grill…

Want to kick your grilling up a few notches?  The library has just added a spice class to our list of events being offered in August.   On August 14 at 7 pm you will have the opportunity to learn from Karen and Linda Brake proprietors of the spice specialty store, Mrs. Brake’s Spice’s Etc., on Route 332 in Farmington, how to make a tantalizing lemon pepper rub to kick up your grilled chicken.   Learn how to custom blend a variety of authentic spices and receive delicious recipe suggestions.  Participants will leave with supplies inside a stylishly decorated, small … Continue reading Hot Off the Grill…

COMING in August…

Meteorites will be on display throughout the month of August.  Different types of meteorites from all over the world, as well as from the moon and Mars will be in the display cases at the library.  Those who visit the display can choose to enter a FREE drawing to win their very own meteorite.  40 winners will be chosen! The library wishes to thank meteorite enthusiast, Steve Gratton, for generously sharing his knowledge and love of meteorites with the community. Continue reading COMING in August…

How do I register to donate blood?

Now you can register online to make an appointment to donate blood at the Macedon Public Library at future blood drives.  Click the link below to be taken to the Red Cross website: https://goo.gl/dsRXk3 Please consider donating on Monday, July 24 between 1 pm and 6 pm in the Community Room at the Macedon Public Library.  There is currently an urgent need in the area meaning the need for blood currently exceeds the amount of blood being donated.  Your donation will help to save a family member, friend or neighbor.  Sign up today! Continue reading How do I register to donate blood?