Outreach services brings the library to under-served patrons through programs and services aimed at those who are unable to access the library on their own. Whether patrons are in their homes, senior housing, rehabilitation centers or county correctional facilities, Outreach makes sure that these individuals have access to library services.
Division Supervisor: Melanie Lewis
Outreach Librarian/Station Coordinator – Amy Discenza (585) 428-8311
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30
Reference Email- Melanie.Lewis@Libraryweb.org
Extension & Outreach Databases
Making Moves – This list serves as a quick reference guide for finding various types of assistance in the Rochester area, and is targeted for both ex-offenders and newcomers to the vicinity in search of basic services.
Extension & Outreach Services
Outreach Collection- The Outreach Collection housed at the Central Library has the largest collection of large print books available in the MCLS. The collection includes many formats (CD, DVD, VHS) and genres
Book Discussion Kits
NYS Talking Book and Braille Library
Outreach Services are partially funded by Coordinated Outreach Library Services aid from the New York State Education Department, administered by the State Library’s Division of Library Development, and the Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library.