Science, History and Travel Division of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County


Bausch and Lomb Public Library Building 

  3rd Floor
  Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building
  115 South Avenue
  Rochester, NY  14604 

 (585) 428-8110 

The Science, History, and Travel Division provides:  

- Thousands of practical and technical books in the fields of computing, electronics, engineering, construction, gardening, and pets
- An expansive collection of cookbooks, recipe indexes, and other works in the culinary arts
- The most comprehensive collection of automotive service manuals in the county
- An exceptionally well balanced history collection, with particular strength in the military history of the American Civil War and the Second World War
- A specialized collection of travel guidebooks, and an impressive array of historical and contemporary travel narratives

The Science, History, and Travel Division is also home to the Chester F. Carlson Patent and Trademark Center. It is a Patent and Trademark Depository Library, supported in part by a generous grant from the Chester and Dorris Carlson Charitable Trust. To learn more about the Depository Library program, please visit the program's site here.