Monday 1 - 8 | Tuesday 11 - 8 | Wednesday 1 - 8 | Thursday 11 - 8 | Friday: 1 - 8 | Saturdays 10 - 2
We try to make services and programs available to patrons of all abilities, including those with disabilities. Please let us know in advance of any special needs you many require so that we can accommodate you or your child. ~ Library Staff
More events are listed on our programs page
Growing readers since 1914
5977 East Henrietta Road, Rush NY 14543
Located at the Rush Town Hall
Build a Better World by Learning about the Environment
Stories and Swords
Come meet the Rochester Fencing Club Tuesday, July 25th from 2:00-3:00 PM in the William Udicious Pavilion. Be introduced to the best in children’s literature featuring dragons, legends, fairy tales, and adventure stories from around the world! Hear about characters who peacefully resolve their differences. Children ages 4 to 12 will be able to touch three different fencing swords, get active with foam swords, learn how to salute their opponents & shake hands at the end, and how being disciplined is just as fun as being wild! Space is limited and registration is required.
Our programs will fill up fast; please stop in or call to register today!
Check out our programs page to view a complete
summary of events we have planned for the summer!
• Children: Get cool stuff by reading for fun during vacation! You can win prizes for every 5 books you read, and we have grand prizes for participants who read 20 books in the month of July!
• Teens in grades 6-12: Check out and read any Rush Library books (including your school assigned material) then enter your name to become eligible for a prize. Two prize winners will be chosen at random each week; enter as many times as you wish. The more you read, the better your chances!
• Adults: Enter your name and book title in a drawing to win a prize. Two prize winners will be chosen at random each week; enter as many times as you wish.
Don't let the kids have all the fun!
Our summer reading program isn't just for the kids! Teens and adults can also have fun while escaping in a good book
It’s time once again for our Summer Reading Program that runs the month of July!
This year’s theme is
Build a Better World
Come in to the Rush Public Library to pick up program kits and get started reading today!
We would like teen feedback on our future events and services! Please use the button below to open the survey and take a moment to give us some of YOUR ideas! We gladly appreciate your time!
Family Night: Buggy Tales and Buggy Prints
On Friday, July 21st from 6:30-7:30 join our librarian Erin and come listen to some stories featuring bug adventures! Kids will also learn how to create prints for a jar full of colorful wiggly bugs! All materials are provided. Be sure to bring your thumbs! Please register in advance.
Build a Better World with Stories and Swords
Suitable for children ages 4-12 on Tuesday, July 25th from 2:00-3:00 PM in the William Udicious Pavilion. Meet the Rochester Fencing Club and be introduced to the best in children’s literature featuring dragons, legends, fairy tales, and adventure stories from around the world. Children will be able to touch three different fencing swords, get active with foam swords, learn how to salute their opponents & shake hands at the end. Space is limited and registration is required.
Join our crafty club which meets on the second and last Saturdays of the month. Share projects, patterns and ideas on July 29th from 10:30 AM-Noon. No need to register, just drop in! Coffee and snacks are provided.
Friends of the Rush Library present the fabulous Beatles tribute band, 8 Days a Week, on Friday, July 28th from 6:30-8:00 PM. Start your weekend early at this FREE concert in the gazebo behind the library; bring your chairs and a picnic dinner and soak up the sounds of summer. (Please note, alcohol is not allowed.) This family-friendly community event is supported by Friends’ fundraisers.