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Library COVID-19 Safety & Guidelines

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What's Available

Please call for information on public computer use, seating guidelines and study rooms: (585) 248-6275
  • Library materials for browsing and check out
  • In-person reference services
  • Public computers, printing, copying, and scanning
  • Outside book drop
  • Limited tables and seating
  • Study rooms
  • Low-contact pickups can be arranged during library hours. Email us at or call in your request.

What's NOT Available

  • In-library shared materials including iPads, toys, and fax machine
  • Inside book drop


At Pittsford Community Library we prioritize staff and community safety. Please follow these guidelines during your visit:

  • Face coverings must be worn at all times.
  • Plan your visit and limit your time in the Library. Building capacity will be limited.
  • Hand sanitizer is available throughout the Library.
  • Maintain appropriate social and physical distance from other patrons and Library staff.
  • Materials cannot be returned inside the library. Continue to use the outside book drop.

Library Information

Can I drop off my materials in the outdoor book drop?
Yes, the outside library book drop is open. Returned materials will be handled minimally before being quarantined. If you return materials, expect a processing delay of 4-5 business days. The inside book drop remains closed. Please do not bring materials you need to return inside the library.

Why are materials I returned still on my account?
As a precaution, all materials returned to the book drop will be quarantined. Expect a processing delay of 4-5 business days.

What if my holds are ready for pickup?
Holds can be pickup inside the library or scheduled for a low-contact pickup. Please call or email the library to arrange the pickup at or 585-248-6275.

Can I access my library account?
Click here to check your library account online.

Is the library open for scheduled events, programs, and room reservations?
The library is offering virtual programming for all ages. Check out our current events on our calendar.

Are the Friends of the Pittsford Community Library accepting donations?
Yes, the Friends are accepting donations by appointment. Visit their website for details.

Are the Friends of the Pittsford Community Library holding book sales?
The Friends are planning book sales. Visit their website for details.