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

CLOSED Monday, Feb. 17
Presidents’ Day

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


We waive all fines for overdue materials on Fridays. Simply come to the Library in person, stop at the desk and ask.

Activities for adults and teens

Card Making & Stamp Workshop (Series)

Mon. Jan. 27 | 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Monthly through June

For Adults and Teens (16+) | Make your own greeting cards and other paper projects with Nancy Burt-Preece and Sally Fritz. Each month we will complete four projects – usually four cards with envelopes, but sometimes other fun paper projects. You can register for just one workshop or the entire series. Check the event calendar for dates. The library will cover ALL materials fees for this popular class. Class size is limited and registration is required. Call (585) 289-3559 or register on Facebook.

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 while knitting, crocheting, working on hand embroidery and more. A great opportunity for beginners to ask questions and and advanced artisans to share their experiences. All skill levels are welcome! No registration needed.

Activities for kids and families

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Pajama Storytime

Monday, January 27 | 6:30 – 7:00 pm

For Children Ages 18 months to 5 years WITH parent or caregiver | End the evening with gentle stories, songs and fun. Pajamas are always encouraged but not required. Siblings welcome, too.

Saturday Stories

Saturdays at 10:30 am

For ages 18 months+ with caregiver. At the Library. 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! For weekly movie titles sign up for our weekly email.

Weekday Stories

Thursdays at 10:30 am

For ages 18 months+ with caregiver. At the Manchester Village Office and Fire Hall, 8 Clifton Street. Stories, rhymes and fun.


Become a Trustee

Trustees help guide the the Red Jacket Community Library and ensure that it meets the community’s needs now and for the future. This is a volunteer position. Trustees are elected in May, and we have an opening on the Board of Trustees this year for a five-year term.


RJCL Board of Trustees

Monday, February 10, 2020 | 7 pm

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

Friends of the Red Jacket Community Library

To be Announced

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