Highland Branch Library


Highland branch library            971 South Ave.
          Rochester, NY  14620

          (585) 428-8206
          (585) 271-5796 fax
         Directions to this location

          Site Supervisor: Erin Clarke 

Hours of Operation  
Monday 1 - 7 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday 1 - 6 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 1 - 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday Closed 
Holiday Closings 
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The Highland Branch is currently closed for renovations. We plan to re-open in mid-December with an updated facility and a community meeting room.   

Library Profile

Set in the City's South Wedge neighborhood and adjacent to Highland Park, the Highland Branch is close to many institutions as well as single family residences. The library has a collection of 26,000 items, which includes books, magazines, CDs and DVDs. The branch's emphasis is on current topics and titles. The library is committed to the enrichment of the Rochester community and patrons by offering access to the Monroe County Library computer system, databases and the Internet.

The Highland Branch is a member of the Monroe County Library System


Neighborhood families will enjoy story hours for young children. During the warmer months, story time moves to Highland Park-- bring a blanket to sit on and enjoy the trees and flowers all around! Highland Branch offers after school homework help and activities, plus a variety of other programs for children, teens and adults. 


Faxing and a photocopier are available. 


There are 13 public computers; 10 are connected to the Internet. Printing is available.