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 many require so that we can accommodate you or your child.     ~ Library Staff

Current Events
 More events are listed on our programs page
Rush Public Library
Growing readers since 1914
5977 East Henrietta Road, Rush NY 14543            
Located at the Rush Town Hall     
(585) 533-1370
A great big THANK YOU to everyone that joined us Build A Better World with this years summer reading program!  
We’re very proud of our community of readers. Our staff would like to thank Friends of the Library and donations from our local businesses: Montesano’s Pizzeria, Colby’s Ice Cream, Rush 7-Eleven, Dipper Dan’s Ice Cream, Minnehan’s Fun Center, Bruegger’s Bagels, Kohl’s Department Store, Genesee Country Village & Museum, Seabreeze, Seneca Park Zoo, Sky Zone Trampoline Park, Ontario Play and Café, & Chipotle with out these generous donations of weekly prizes our program just wouldn't be the same!

Don't forget to come in and pick up the prizes.
Summer isn't over just yet so keep reading everyone!

~Rush Library Staff
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Pet Ownership Series

Come join in our series of Pet Ownership programs and learn about pets beyond just cats & dogs! 

Feathered Friends
Meet and learn about care for birds! 
Thursday August 17th at 1:00pm

Unusual Pets
Meet and learn about Reptiles & Amphibians as pets! 
Thursday August 24th at 2:00pm

Beautiful Bunnies
Meet and learn about bunny tips and care! 
Tuesday August 29th at 1:00pm


Registration is required; Please call or stop by the Rush Public Library 

*For more details on each program click here

Pet Ownership Series: Feathered Friends!
Thursday, August 17th at 1:00 PM with Trisha. Adding a bird to the family can be a lot of fun! With just a bit of care, you can have birds singing in your room. Learn the basics of bird care with Harry (the canary) and Munch (the finch). Trisha will also teach you how to make an origami bird of your own to take home with you! Please register in advance. 
Movie Matinee for Adults
 Join us for a viewing of "La La Land" on Tuesday, August 22nd at 2:00 PM. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star as an actress and musician chasing their dreams in this music-filled masterpiece that won 6 Oscars including Best Director for writer/director Damien Chazelle. Refreshments will be served. Please register in advance.
Art Classes for Kids 
For kids ages 6-10 on Tuesday, August 22nd at 2:00 PM in the William Udicious Pavilion with Jennifer Martin of Cobblestone Art Lessons. Its summer time, so join us as we paint with water balloon bubbles and draw with sidewalk chalk. Learn a fun modern bubble technique to create an underwater scene. We will play a water balloon game to learn primary, secondary and tertiary colors. Please register your child in advance.
Wine Pairing Night: A Riesling to Remember!
On Tuesday, August 22nd at 6:30 PM in the William Udicious Pavilion, come and enjoy Rieslings from across the country, along with a focus on well-regarded choices from the Finger Lakes. Wine aficionado, Joan Caryl, will help us pair these wines with a variety of foods that are great for warm weather. Hopefully you’ll find a Riesling to remember! 
There is a $5 tasting fee, payable that night. You must be 21 to participate. Space is limited; please call to register in advance.