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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)




Monday, Wednesday, Friday ....

10 am - 5 pm

Tuesday, Thursday ...

 Noon - 7 pm

Saturday ...

10 am - 2 pm

Sunday ...



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The Goofy Kooky Magic & Music Show | Monday, Aug. 20 at 2 pm  

We will wrap up our 2018 summer programming with Cris Johnson's "Goofy, Kooky Magic and Music Show," a combination of music, magic, age-appropriate humor and interactive fun!

Fun Clubs for Kids | 1 pm

Primary Fun Club meets Wednesdays, Elementary club meets Thursdays. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. For dates and details see the events calendar


Family Story Time | Wednesdays at 10:30 am

For ages 18 months - 5 years with caregiver. Siblings welcome too!  For dates and details see the events calendar


A 20th Birthday Present for the Library | You can help!

The Friends of the RJCL, together with the school and public library staff and a library designer, have developed a plan to modernize some of our furniture. Our fundraising goal is $20,000.


We will start with two rooms most in need of updating: the “Fish Bowl” (the small glass-enclosed classroom located in the children’s section) and the larger Langton Conference Room (near the Elementary School entrance). Funds will be used to furnish the large, heavy tables and chairs with lightweight, stackable chairs and smaller, collapsible tables. This will let us easily reconfigure the rooms to suit different purposes, giving us more flexibility to meet patron needs.

YOU CAN HELP! Send a check or donate online at the Friends' GoFundMe page. Any donation is welcome and appreciated!











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