Contact Us

The Rochester Public Library offers a number of options to connect with library staff for support, comments or inquiries.

Call your local branch by telephone to speak to a representative (during business hours only).

Use our online chat (9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday, excluding holidays).

Library Account Services

For questions about your library account – Call 585-428-8180 when the Central Library is open, or contact your local library.

Need to renew a book? Renew online, or call our automated line 24 hours a day at 585-428-8484.

Email us about your account, or review the MCLS list of frequently asked questions.

Ask a Librarian

Need help with research, information or something specific? A library information professional can help!

Get quick answers – Call 585-428-7300 when the Central Library is open, or contact your local library.

Email us with your inquiry, and we will connect you with the resource or information needed.

Technical Support

Need help accessing the library catalog or website, digital resources, or online databases? Report an issue, and we’ll contact you by email to assist.


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Contact RPL Administration

Apply for a library card

Request an interpreter for an RPL program

Event outreach request – request library staff attend your event to promote library services and programs

Table at the Central Library– Request to schedule your community organization table AT the Central Library