RPL libraries continue to reopen to the public! In addition, all RPL locations will continue to offer curbside service. Please click here for details.
Originally built in 1986 as the Highland Branch of the Rochester Public Library System, the library was renamed in March 2016 in honor of Rochester resident and renowned abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Centrally located in the Southeast Quadrant near the South Wedge, Highland Park, and Lilac Neighborhoods, Frederick Douglass Community Library focuses on purchasing popular and current books, DVDs, CDs, books on CD, and magazines. The library is committed to the enrichment of our community and patrons by offering access to Monroe County Library System databases, as well as free Internet and Wi-Fi.
Branch Supervisor: Erin Clarke
971 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
|Monday||10:00 am – 4:00 pm|
|Tuesday||10:00 am – 4:00 pm|
|Wednesday||10:00 am – 4:00 pm|
|Thursday||10:00 am – 4:00 pm|
|Friday||10:00 am – 4:00 pm|
Open to the public for browsing, computer use, faxing, copying, scanning and printing. Curbside services available during open hours. Request materials through the curbside pickup form, or call (585) 428-8206.
A variety of programming options such as story times, book discussion, and crafts for children, teens, and adults are offered throughout the year.
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