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A public library serving the residents of the Manchester-Shortsville Central School District in New York. Phone (585) 289-3559


From Route 21, turn onto Lehigh Ave. We're on your left, between the elementary and middle school entrances.  (see a map)



School Year Hours in Effect

Monday - Thursday....

 3 pm - 9 pm

Friday ...

 3 pm - 7 pm

Saturday ...

10 am - 5 pm

Sunday ...



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Love Your Library? Become a Trustee!

We need dedicated, community-minded citizens to guide the library's direction and help ensure we meet the needs of the community. There are two upcoming openings on the Red Jacket Community Library Board of Trustees. Each is for a five-year term starting July 1, 2018.

Candidates must:

  • Be a resident of the Manchester-Shortsville School District
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be committed to attending 10 monthly meetings per year (Monday evenings)
  • Submit an application and a petition signed by 25 residents of the district


Trustees are elected by the community. To get your name on the ballot, submit your application and completed petition to the Library by April 2, 2018.

For more information and to pick up application and petition forms, visit the Library or call 585-289-3559.



After-School Activities

Grades K-1 | Tuesday After-School Clubhouse

Grades 2-5 | Wednesday Midweek Movies

Grades 6-12 | Thursday Teen Council, movies and other activities



See the events calendar for more information and additional activities




We're Turning 20!
Come Celebrate.
Sat. May 19 | 2-4 pm

Join us for an open house to celebrate our 20th anniversary. History displays, library tours, refreshments and more. Stay tuned for more details.   






Love your library? Let Albany know!  

Your voice makes a difference! Follow this link to find out what issues libraries are currently facing, and let our state representatives hear your opinions on these important library issues.

Red Jacket is an OWWL Library! Discover What You Can Do With Your OWWL Card. is the home for the shared library resources of all 42 public libraries in Ontario, Wayne, Wyoming, and Livingston counties in New York. With your OWWL library card, you can access the many OWWL resources including:

  • Downloadable audiobooks and eBooks from OWWL2go
  • Articles, practice tests and more in online databases - available by subscription only, you can access them for FREE.

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Red Jacket Community Library - 7 Lehigh Avenue, P.O. Box 370 - Shortsville, NY 14548 - phone (585) 289-3559 - email