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Fiction, Movies & Music

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FM&MDeskThe Fiction, Movies and Music area is located on the west half of the first floor, and contains:

Fiction books

  • Use the advanced search option in the online catalog to locate specific titles or authors.
    • If the Rochester Public Library does not own a particular book, you can:
      • Recommend that library staff purchase the title (limit of 10 recommendations per person per year).
      • Request the title from another library.
    • Quick Picks: A select number of newly-released bestselling books are available for 7-day checkout; these copies cannot be reserved or renewed and are available on a first come, first served basis. Check the Quick Pick shelf (on the first floor as you walk into the library) for availability. Overdue fees $1.00/day.

Feature films

  • Quick Flicks: New release DVDs available for 2-day checkout only. Check the Quick Flicks section in the locked shelves for current selection. No reserves and no renewals on these DVDs. Overdue fees $1.00/day.
  • International Films

Music CDs

  • The library has thousands of albums on CD available, including classical, rap, jazz, world music, and much more. (Note: Children's music is in the Youth Services area of the library.)
  • Online music resources

Adult fiction on CD

Book group in a bag kits

Recommended book and film lists