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Rochester libraries reducing hours, services amid COVID-19 surge

Rochester libraries reducing hours, services amid COVID-19 surge Photo: File photo, News10NBC.

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Created: November 20, 2020 03:25 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Rochester’s public libraries are temporarily reducing their hours as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in the area.

The Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for browsing, borrowing, copying, faxing and notary services, though computers will not be available. Research assistance is available, including appointment-only access to the Local History and Genealogy Division.

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The entrance to the Central Library is through the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building on South Avenue.

For assistance call 585-428-7300.

The following branches will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, with reduced computer availability:

  • Arnett.
  • Lincoln
  • Maplewood
  • Winton

The following branches are offering curbside pickup from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday:

  • Charlotte
  • Douglass
  • Monroe
  • Sully
  • Wheatley

For more information or to get a specific library’s contact information, click here.


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