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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 ...


CLOSED Monday, Feb. 19 - Presidents' Day


OPEN REGULAR HOURS during the Feb. School Break

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Fun and Games for Everyone!

Euchre | Tues. Feb. 20 | 6:30 pm

All skill levels welcome


Family "Crafter-noon" | Wed. Feb. 21 | 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Stop by and make a fun craft, or two! This program is free and all materials will be provided by the library. *ALL ages are welcome*


Mahjong | Weds. Feb. 28 | 6:30 pm

All skill levels welcome


See the events calendar for details and more activites


Toddler Story Time

Pajama Story Time  Mon., Feb. 26 at 6:30 pm


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

(NO after-school activities during the school break Feb. 19-24)


See the events calendar for more information and additional activities






It's a Big Red Celebration!

Sat. Feb. 17 |11am 12pm


Come celebrate Clifford the Big Red Dog and what would have been the 90th Birthday of his creator, Norman Bridwell (1928-2014). We will be featuring stories, activities and crafts all about Clifford and his friends. This is a family program, ALL ages are welcome.



The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Meet Harold Fry, recently retired. He lives in a small English village with his wife, Maureen, who seems irritated by almost everything he does. Little differentiates one day from the next. Then one morning a letter arrives, addressed to Harold in a shaky scrawl, from a woman he hasn't heard from in twenty years. Queenie Hennessy is in hospice and is writing to say goodbye. But before Harold mails off a quick reply, a chance encounter convinces him that he absolutely must deliver his message to Queenie in person. In his yachting shoes and light coat, Harold Fry embarks on an urgent quest. Determined to walk six hundred miles to the hospice, Harold believes that as long as he walks, Queenie will live.


A novel of charm, humor, and profound insight into the thoughts and feelings we all bury deep within our hearts, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry introduces Rachel Joyce as a wise - and utterly irresistible - storyteller.


Get the book at the library or borrow the eBook at OWWL to go

"[Rachel] Joyce's beguiling debut is [a] modest-seeming story of 'ordinary' English lives that enthralls and moves you as it unfolds."
- People (four stars)


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