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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.



School Year Hours in Effect

Monday through Thursday ...

 3 pm - 9 pm

Friday ...

 3 pm - 7 pm

Saturday ...

 10 am - 5 pm


 Featured News & Events


Minecraft 3D Contest | Fri. Oct. 24 at 3:30 pm

For grades 5-12. Use our 3D printer to create a Minecraft object. Bring it to the library Oct. 24 for a chance to win prizes! Entries will be judged on their uniqueness, detail and relevance to the game. You must print your creation before the 24th; we can't accept objects printed on the day of judging.

E-reader Basics | Mon. Oct 27 at 6 pm

For all ages. Do you have a  new e-reader or are you considering getting one? Come to the library and we will show you how to download books to your device and access the wide range of e-book titles you can borrow for FREE from the Pioneer Library System. Please bring your device with you if you have one.



Cookie Decorating Class | Mon. Nov. 3 at 6:30 pm

For older teens and adults. Learn cookie decorating techniques from Jenna and Hannah of Sweet Blessings. This FREE class is limited to 20 people. Registration is required.


Beginning Yoga | 6 weeks beginning Tues. Nov. 4 at 6:30 pm

Stay fit and centered this holiday season! This beginning yoga course is $42 for six weeks: Nov. 4, 11, 18 and Dec. 2, 9, 16. Class is limited to 20 people. Registration is required. Learn more.


Children's Story Time  | alternate Wednesdays 6:30 - 7 pm

For ages 3-5. Every second Wednesday enjoy story time with your pre-schooler.


After School Activities | Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

For all age groups. Movies, games, stories and activities. See the events calendar 




Recommendations from
 Friends of the Red Jacket Library



The Monuments Men

by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter

- Rewiewed by Mary Zingerella


When you think that you know about all of the details of preparations for a coming war, or what to look for when an area is taken back by the Allies, saving priceless works of art is not on the A-list.


The story is about a group of experts that were gathered to save the culture of nations. Everyone knows of the Holocaust, that the possessions of families were taken. But where did they go, ready for transport to Germany?


Many works, deemed not worthy of saving by Hitler, were burned, and many more disappeared. The sadness comes home again when one considers that the Nazis were not just invading countries, they were invading lives beyond the control that occupation brings. Gripping and engrossing.


Available at your library in hardcopy (place hold) or audiobook (download from owwl2go )




Recommendations from others

in the Pioneer Library System



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