Lincoln Branch Temporarily closed

The Lincoln Branch Library is getting a makeover! Starting on Monday, August 15th the Lincoln Branch Library and Toy Library of the Lincoln Branch Library will be temporarily closed for renovation. We will miss seeing everyone in the library but cannot wait to open back up in 2023 with a beautiful, new space to share with our community. Please continue to check back here as well as on our Facebook pages for more information and updates as construction progresses. We’ll see you all in 2023!


Q: How long will the library be closed?

A: We are anticipating opening back up in early 2023. We can’t wait to show everyone all the work that will be done!

Q: Is there someplace else in the neighborhood where I can access library services while Lincoln is closed?

A: Yes! We will have a small satellite location at the Pamela and Trenton Jackson Recreation Center located at 485 North Clinton Avenue opening on Wednesday, September 21st. The satellite location will be open from 10 am – 2 pm Monday through Friday. The location can be reached by phone at 585-428-8210. 

Q: What services will be available at the satellite site?

A: Patrons will be able to browse a small collection (including toys from the Toy Library!), use the computers as well as copy, fax or scan documents. We will also have a Notary Public on site!

Q: Is there another library close by I can use while Lincoln is closed?

A: You can use any library in the Monroe County Library System; however, the Sully Branch Library and the Central Library are two Rochester Public Library locations that are close by. They are located:

Sully Branch Library
530 Webster Avenue, 14609
Central Library
115 South Avenue, 14604

You can see a full list of all Rochester Public Library locations, phone number and hours on the library website here.

Q: Can I still put books on hold?

A: Yes! All holds on books within Rochester Public Library are free!–you can have your favorite books sent to another library for free!

Q: Where can I find more information about the renovation and library being closed?

A: You can find more information about the library closure and renovation on our Facebook pages or continue to check the website here for updates!