Lyell Branch

The Lyell Branch Library is located in the Northwest Quadrant and serves a community of more than 30,000 residents. The building opened at its present location at the corner of Lyell Avenue and Avery Street in 1985; a meeting room was added several years later. The library features both on and off-street parking for patrons. The neighborhood association and other non-profit groups meet at the library throughout the year. A small Early Literacy Center provides a space for our young users to explore. A community garden space was started in the recent past.

Branch Supervisor: Patricia Connor

Lyell Branch

956 Lyell Avenue
Rochester, NY 14606

(585) 428-8218

Bus Lines:
3G/3W – Lyell bus stop located in front of library

Hours of Operation

Monday 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Holiday Closings

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