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Rush Rhees Library

One of the most visible and recognizable buildings on the River Campus at the University of Rochester, Rush Rhees Library was opened in 1930 and is named after the University's third president. 

In addition to its extensive holdings and special collections, it houses the writing, speaking, and argument program and the departmental offices for history, religion and classics, and film and media studies. Also within Rush Rhees are the Gleason Library (open 24/7 when classes are in session); Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation; the Art and Music Library; Business and Government Information Library; Koller-Collins Center for English Studies; Multimedia Center; Newspaper and Microform Center; and Rossell Hope Robbins Library. The Hopeman Carillon, comprising 50 bells imported from Holland, is located in the library tower.

755 Library Road, Rochester, NY 14626

Place Type

River Campus

Phone

5852754471

Website

library.rochester.edu

Upcoming Events

Exibition: Victoria - A Ruling Image

From 1837 to 1901, Queen Victoria ruled a British Empire that grew to span a quarter of the globe and include some 450 million people. Her reign coincided...

Wednesday, June 26 9:00am
Exibition: Victoria - A Ruling Image

From 1837 to 1901, Queen Victoria ruled a British Empire that grew to span a quarter of the globe and include some 450 million people. Her reign coincided...

Thursday, June 27 9:00am
Exibition: Victoria - A Ruling Image

From 1837 to 1901, Queen Victoria ruled a British Empire that grew to span a quarter of the globe and include some 450 million people. Her reign coincided...

Friday, June 28 9:00am
Exibition: Victoria - A Ruling Image

From 1837 to 1901, Queen Victoria ruled a British Empire that grew to span a quarter of the globe and include some 450 million people. Her reign coincided...

Monday, July 1 9:00am
Exibition: Victoria - A Ruling Image

From 1837 to 1901, Queen Victoria ruled a British Empire that grew to span a quarter of the globe and include some 450 million people. Her reign coincided...

Tuesday, July 2 9:00am

Recent Events

Exibition: Victoria - A Ruling Image

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Exibition: Victoria - A Ruling Image

Monday, June 24, 2019

June Weekend Writing Boot Camp

Sunday, June 23, 2019

June Weekend Writing Boot Camp

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Exibition: Victoria - A Ruling Image

Friday, June 21, 2019

Recent Activity

DANIEL GORMAN

DANIEL GORMAN left a positive review Thursday, May 2, 2019

Excellent conversation summing up the year's programming.

KRISTIN HOCKER

KRISTIN HOCKER left a positive review Wednesday, April 17, 2019

This was a wonderful discussion.

DANIEL GORMAN

DANIEL GORMAN left a positive review Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Fabulous conversation.

Bill Wynne

Bill Wynne left a positive review Wednesday, April 17, 2019

On time, great presentation, good panel discussion ... but a lot of work to do on the part of GRE and GRCC to reconcile the difference and contrast of Rochester's #1 "Jump" rating with also being close to the top in concentrated and childhood poverty as well as one of the lowest performing/achieving school districts in the Country.

KARLA GEORGE

KARLA GEORGE left a positive review Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Excellent event!! Thank you, UR for organizing!

MARCOS NASCIMENTO DOS SANTOS

MARCOS NASCIMENTO DOS SANTOS left a positive review Friday, April 5, 2019

Wonderful to see an alumnus giving a profound and interesting presentation.

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