Cultural Institutions

Cultural Institutions

Monroe County

Brief Description of the county

Monroe County is part of the Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area.  It is in the northern tier of western New York State, northeast of Buffalo and northwest of Syracus.  The northern county line is also the state line and the border of the United States, marked by Lake Ontario. Monroe County is north of the Finger Lakes.

Founded in 1912, the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) has grown from a City-funded agency into a unique public/private partnership with the County of Monroe. The 13-acre campus in Rochester, NY includes a museum/science center, The...

The Central Library is the headquarters of both the Rochester Public Library and the Monroe County Library System. The Central Library's collection contains over one million books, newspapers, magazines, DVD's, and other materials searchable...

The Lincoln Branch provides a range of library services to its ethnically diverse community. In addition to Lincoln's collection of Spanish-language books, videos and music, special collections include African-American fiction, career and civil...

The Rochester Regional Library Council is a multi-type library network serving libraries and library systems in the five-county Rochester region – Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Wayne and Wyoming counties. RRLC is a member of the NY 3Rs Association...

For 100 years the Rush Public Library has been growing readers and providing valuable educational services to all members of the community, young and old.

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