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

Science, History & Social Sciences

The Science, History & Social Sciences Division is located on the third floor (3rd) of the Bausch and Lomb Library Building and offers a wide range of materials, programs, and services covering science, technology, industry, automotive, history, travel, health, cooking and home improvement. It is home to Health Central, a consumer health information service. LROC social services satellite is also located on this floor.

Division Supervisor: Gabriel Pellegrino

115 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604

(585) 428-8110

Third Floor of the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building


Science & History

Mitchell ProDemand

ProDemand will save you time throughout the automotive repair process, with tools for diagnostics, estimates and repairs. Full access for free in the library.

VIN Decoder

Enter your vehicle’s 17-character Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to receive an instant report on its manufacturer, brand, make and model, body style, engine size, assembly plant, and model year.

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