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

Thurs. and Fri. Nov. 28-29 (Thanksgiving)

OPEN Saturday, Nov. 30

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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 

Legal Assistance Drop-In Hours

Thurs. Nov. 21 | 5:00 – 8:00 pm

For Adults |  Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. (LawNY®) will hold drop-in clinic hours at the Library. This non-profit law firm provides free legal aid to people with civil legal problems in western New York. They may be able to assist you with welfare terminations, divorces, evictions, SSI denials, or other legal problems. Learn more at or contact 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 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

Book Bingo

Monday, November 18 | 6:30 pm

For FAMILIES | Play bingo to win free books.

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! See the events calendar for weekly movie titles or 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.


RJCL Board of Trustees

Monday, November 18, 2019 | 7 pm

(Date change due to holiday) 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 Annual Meeting

Saturday, November 23,  2019 | 2:00 – 3:00 pm

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