Red Jacket Community Library

A public library serving the residents of the Manchester-Shortsville Central 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 Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1
Otherwise OPEN regular hours during the school recess

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

Activities for adults 

Cedar Branch Centerpiece Workshop

Wednesday, Dec. 12 | 6:00 – 7:00 pm

For adults | Join us to create a cedar branch centerpiece for your mantel, holiday table setting, or anywhere else you want to add a little festive touch! Bring your own vase or dish if you wish, or choose from ours. We’ll provide all other materials! Registration required; call 585-289-3559, send an email or stop by the library. 

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

A Visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus 

Monday, Dec. 10 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm

For all ages | Santa will hear children’s wishes and Mrs. Claus will read a story. Milk and cookies served. 

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

NO movie Dec. 26 or Jan. 2

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

NO Makerspace Dec. 27 or Jan. 3

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


RJCL Board of Trustees

Mon. Jan. 14, 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 of $20,000!

The funds will be used to purchase updated furniture to meet patron needs. What a great 20th anniversary gift! Thank you for your support.