Red Jacket Community Library

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

Order library materials – call 289-3559

Monday, Wednesday, Friday ……….. 10 am – 5 pm
Tuesday, Thursday  …………………..   noon – 7 pm
Saturday …………………………………..  10 am – 2 pm

You can also place holds online or email us

Pick up your order in the foyer

Monday, Wednesday, Friday ………… 10 am – 2 pm
Tuesday , Thursday ……………………..   3 pm – 7 pm
Saturday ……………………………………. 10 am – 2 pm

Find books, eBooks, audio books and magazines

Search the catalog

Find a book | Place a hold online
Currently you can request RJCL-owned items only

Search Owwl2Go

Browse and download eBooks, audio books and digital magazines

Pick up items

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

Limited Services Offered

Welcome back! We were excited to reopen Red Jacket Community Library for limited services starting on August 4. You will notice significant changes to the building as well as new policies and procedures that have been put into place to protect the health and safety of patrons and staff. If you are feeling unwell or if any member of your household is sick or in isolation, please do not borrow library materials. A limited number of patrons will be permitted inside the building for specific services. Please consider using curbside pickup if you need to pick up holds. Masks are required.

Please read the FAQs for more information.

You can read our complete reopening plan here (PDF).

For reliable and up-to-date information and advice regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/CDC, the New York State Department of Health and the Ontario County Department of Public Health.

Questions? Call the library at (585) 289-3559 or email us at rjcirc@pls-net.org.

Activities for kids and families

Virtual Summer Reading for Kids and Families

ALL AGES | Our Virtual Summer Reading program begins Monday, June 22 using the READsquared online platform. You can keep up your reading log, get book suggestions, and complete missions by solving puzzles and completing challenges to earn badges. Visit our READsquared site to get started or click here for more information and help.  Happy reading!

Terrific Tuesday Storytime (on YouTube)

July 14 – August 25

For ages 18 months to 5 years | Join Ms. Christine for  stories, songs and fun. Videos live premiere on YouTube Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m, with a link to the video posted on our Facebook page by 9 a.m. (You do not need to join Facebook to see our page!) The videos remain available for you to view at your convenience.

 

Family Crafternoons (on YouTube)

Thursdays, July 16 – August 27

For all ages | Make a fun fairy tale or summer themed craft with Ms. Christine using basic craft materials you are likely to have at home. Videos live premiere on YouTube Thursday afternoons at 2 p.m., with a link to the video posted on our Facebook page by 1 p.m. (You do not need to join Facebook to see our page!) The videos remain available for you to view at your convenience.

 

Activities for adults and teens

We’re using Zoom for videoconferencing for our virtual events. For information including video tutorials visit zoom.us.

Summer Gardening Series with Petra Page Mann from Fruition Seeds

Friday, August 14 | 3:00 pm

Sowing Autumn Abundance in August. Plant in late summer to enjoy the sweetest fall peas and to have enough spinach to enjoy through the spring! Here are the easiest seeds to sow to surround yourself with abundance for seasons to come, plus the common mistakes people make so you sow with confidence.

Naples native Petra Page Mann is a life-long gardener and co-founder of Fruition Seeds. Theses classes are offered cooperatively thanks to outreach by Wood Library, sharing of the Zoom platform by Macedon Public Library, and funding provided by all participating libraries including Red Jacket Community Library.

Registration required. Complete this form to register.

Virtual Summer Reading for Teens and Adults

Our Virtual Summer Reading program runs through Sept. 1. We’re using the READsquared online platform. You can keep up your reading log, get book suggestions, and complete missions by solving puzzles and completing challenges to earn badges. Visit our READsquared site to get started or click here for more information and help.  Happy reading!

Notices

2020-2021 Budget Passes

We are extremely grateful to our community for approving our 2020-2021 budget with a $4,877 tax levy increase. With 8654 ballots cast, the vote was 574 (66%) in favor and 291 (33%) opposed. We are committed now more than ever to fulfill our mission to you: To provide resources, materials, technologies and educational opportunities during these uncertain times. We appreciate your support.

 

Meetings

RJCL Board of Trustees – Regular Meeting

Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 | 7:00 pm

This meeting will tentatively take place in the Library. It may take place remotely via video conference, depending on the status of the Governor’s Executive Orders regarding emergency adjustments to the Open Meetings Law in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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

Friends of the Red Jacket Community Library

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Join the Friends in support of your Library. Everyone welcome. We’re working on our schedule for upcoming meetings.
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