Library Hours

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 may require so that we can accommodate you or your child.   - Library Staff

Upcoming Classes & Events
Rush Public Library
Growing readers since 1914
5977 East Henrietta Road, Rush NY 14543            
Located at the Rush Town Hall     
(585) 533-1370
Learn to Play Chess
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Kids ages 9-12, have fun while you learn to play “the game of kings” on Thursdays, August 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th from 2:00-3:00 PM. Develop your strategic skills and sharpen your reasoning ability. This class will be taught by Frances Rapport, member of the Chess Club of Rochester. Please bring a chess set if you have one. Class size is limited; please register online in advance.
Painted Lady Butterflies
In August we will be growing Painted Lady Butterflies from larvae and releasing them in our Reading Garden. Follow us on Facebook for 
photos, updates, and release-day plans as they develop! Plus we will have Eric Carle-inspired activities on our Art Cart!
Henna for Teens!
Finish out your summer with a cool Henna design! Meet Taida, local teen and henna expert on Friday, August 17th at 6:00 PM. This program is available to all kids ages 13 and up. Montesano’s pizza and drinks will be provided. There will be a $2.00 materials fee for each person attending. Space is limited; please register in advance for a spot. 
This program is for children ages 3-6 on Thursday, August 23rd from 11:30 AM-Noon. Children will be treated to some beloved stories of Eric Carle, and each child who is registered in advance will receive a FREE picture book, courtesy of Kohl’s Department Store.
Please register in advance. 
Kindergarten Story Time
This event is for children entering kindergarten (plus their siblings) on Thursday, August 30th from 11:30 AM- Noon. Children will listen to Clifford Goes to Kindergarten by Norman Bridwell, along with other fun stories about the first day of school. Every child registered in advance will receive a FREE copy of the Clifford book, courtesy of Kohl’s Department Store. Please register online to reserve a spot.