(Intersection of Main St and Buffalo Rd)
The Newman Riga Library is an Association library and a
member of the Monroe County Library System, located in the
village of Churchville, New York, approximately fifteen miles west of Rochester. The
library was built in 1952 due to efforts of Floyd Newman, a philanthropist and native of
In 1989, Mr. Newman, along with other area residents raised funds to
add a major wing to the library effectively doubling its square footage. Originally
located above a Hardware store across the street, where all 2800 volumes of books were
donated and workers were volunteers, the current staff supports a library of
approximately 20,000 volumes. The annual circulation approximates 25,000 annually
and serves a community of 5400.
The library building was dedicated to the memory of Mr. Newman's
father, John, his mother, Hattie, and his sister, Ruth on October 17, 1952.
The original collection of popular fiction has grown to
include many other forms of media. Today, the library boasts Internet
access, Books on CD, DVD's and more. An Electronic Doorway
library , it still offers a personal touch to its' largely pedestrian village patronage.
Are you the new owner of an E-Reader?
Did you know that you can use your valid Monroe
County Library Card to download free ebooks for your Nooks, Kindles, SONY readers and iPads? For iPhone and Android mobile users, Overdrive apps are available so
you can read ebooks on your phone.
If you do not have an e-reader, you can download
ebooks to your computer.
Don't forget about the downloadable audiobooks as
well--these can be transfered to your mp3 players or other mobile devices!