Red Jacket Community Library

A public library serving the residents of the Manchester-Shortsville School District in New York.

SCHOOL YEAR HOURS       Monday – Thursday …….3 pm – 9 pm
Friday ……………………… 3 pm – 7 pm
Saturday …………………..10 am – 5 pm

Notice of Library Trustee Elections

Help guide the direction and plan the future of the Red Jacket Community Library:
Become a Trustee! Candidate petitions are due Friday, April 5, 2019

Learn more about becoming a trustee


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Take Route 21 to Lehigh Ave. We’re on the left, between the middle and elementary schools.

Activities for adults 

Guided Mindfulness Meditation

Wednesdays, March 6 –  April 10 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm 

For Adults | Join us for a six-week session of guided mindfulness meditation: A mental exercise for focusing on the present moment. It involves experiencing your own thoughts, emotions, and internal & external sensation through mental awareness. It can include breathing, muscle relaxation exercises, and guided imagery. Learn about the benefits of mindfulness and how to incorporate it into your life. There is no cost. | WEEKLY REGISTRATION REQUESTED

NEW One-on-One Tech Help

Mondays | 4:00 – 6:00 pm

For Adults | Need help with your smartphone? Tablet? eReader? Want to set up an email account? Facebook? Instagram? Set up an appointment for one-on-one tech help at the Community Library. One-hour appointments are available Mondays between 4 pm and 6 pm and must be set up in advance. Call 585-289-3559, email us, or stop by the circulation desk. Be sure to leave your name, contact information, and the device or basic question you would like to address. | REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Sit ‘n’ Knit 

Saturdays | 11:00 am – noon

For adults and older teens | Bring and work on your own fiber art project and enjoy the company of others who also enjoy the likes of knitting, crocheting, hand embroidery, and so much more. All skill levels are welcome! No registration needed.

Activities for kids and families

Saturday Stories

Saturdays at 10:30 am

For ages 18 months+ with caregiver. Stories, rhymes and fun. Siblings welcome too!

Afterschool Clubhouse

Tuesdays at 3:15 pm

For grades K-1. Music, crafts and activities. Send a dismissal form to the elementary school office. Home-schoolers welcome, too!

Midweek Movie

Wednesdays at 3:15 pm

For grades 2-5. Send a dismissal form to the elementary school office. Home-schoolers welcome, too! See the events calendar for weekly movie titles.

Middle School Makerspace

Thursdays at 3:30 pm

For grades 6-8. Make, explore and learn through hands-on activities. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Call (585) 289-3559 or email

Teen Advisory Board – new members wanted!

Ages 13-18 | What do you want to do at the Library? Join the Teen Advisory Board and make it so! Help us dream up and plan events for YOU and your friends at the Library for the coming months. Home-schooled teens welcome too.  Stop in and see us on Saturday, or any day after school!


RJCL Board of Trustees

Mon. April 8, 2019 | 7:00 – 8:00 pm

The Board of Trustees meets the second Monday of each month at the library. Open to the public. Learn more

Friends of the Red Jacket Community Library

Tues. March 12, 2019 | 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Join the Friends in support of your Library. Everyone welcome.
Learn more

Thank You!

With generous support from the Red Jacket community and alumni, the Friends of the RJCL met our fundraising goal and purchased updated furniture to meet patron needs. Check out the new furniture here or stop in and see  us.