The Central Library will have new open hours beginning on 5/20 – listed on the Central Locations Page. The Maplewood Community Library will close 6/3 for the start of their Expansion and Renovation Project.

Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County


The Circulation and Information Center is located on the first floor (1st) of the Bausch and Lomb Library Building.

Come to the Circulation Desk to pick up items being held for you, ask questions about your library account, and check out and return library materials.

Information Desk staff can assist you with general reference questions, look up titles, and help you with scanning and faxing.

The Circulation and Information Center also provides notary services, library program information, and has lists of local shelters and meal services.

Several Circulation and Information Desk staff speak Spanish and can provide translation for library-related questions.

El centro de circulación e información está ubicado en el primer piso del edificio de la biblioteca Bausch & Lomb.

Venga al escritorio de circulación para recoger los articulos que se llevan para usted, haga preguntas sobre so cuenta de la biblioteca y revise y devuelva materials de la biblioteca.

La mesa de información puede ayudarle con preguntas generales de referencia, busca títulos y ayudarle con escaneo y fax.

El centro de circulación e información también ofrece servicios de notario, información del programa de biblioteca y tiene listas de albergues locales y servicios de comidas.

Varias personas del centro de circulación e información hablan español y pueden proveer traducción para preguntas relacionadas con la biblioteca.

Division Supervisor: Chad Cunningham

115 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604

(585) 428-8020

First Floor of the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building

Resources & Services

  • General reference and information
  • Scanning and faxing
  • Notary services
  • Library account support
  • Library materials checkout

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