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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


Closed Dec. 24-25 and Dec. 31 - Jan. 1

 Featured News & Events


Library Wish Tree

Want to do something nice for the library and the community? Donate a book! Our wish tree has ornaments with titles of books that we'd love to add to our collection. Pick out one that you'd like to see in the library and make a wish come true.


Friends of The RJ Library | Dec. 16 at 8:00 pm 

New meeting time this month. The Friends of the Red Jacket Community Library will meet at 8:00 pm this month (Dec. 16).


Holiday Hours

We're open regular hours during the school December break except for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (Dec. 24-25), News Year's Eve and New Years Day (Dec. 31 - Jan. 1).  Stop in!  See the calendar for details.




The Monuments Men

by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter

- Reviewed 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 )





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