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Literature Division


  Rundel Building  

of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County
1st Floor, Rundel Memorial Library Building 

Literature: (585) 428-8380


Literature Division

The Literature area of the department includes a number of special collections and subjects. View the list.  



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Brown Bag Book Discussion Group

Our discussion group meets from Noon - 1:00,  Rundel Auditorium, 3rd floor Central Library’s Rundel Building.
Bring your lunch.
Group Moderator:  Carol Moldt, 428-8375,  

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2013 Poems 4 Lunch 



Poems for Lunch

Moderated by Kitty Jospe, poet and teacher.
Come experience the magic that happens when we slow down to read poetry out loud. This is not a writing course, but by learning to be a good reader of poetry, you will start to recognize how good writing works. Each week, Kitty Jospe will offer a selection of poems and guide the discussion.

No background is necessary— only an open mind!

Free and Open to the Public – Brown bag lunch welcome. No registration required. Drop-ins are welcome.

12:00  pm - 1:00  pm, Literature Study Room, 1st floor Rundel Bldg.  

September 4, 11, 18, 25 

October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 

November 6, 13, 20 

December 4, 11, 18



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World Literature, Philosophy, and Religion at RPL

List of newest acquisitions in World Literature, Philosophy, and Religion available in the Literature division. 


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The Lithuanian Studies Collection

These books, a gift of retired Branch Manager, Richard Gervickas, “give particular attention to the fields of Lithuanian history, culture, literature, and art”.


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 World Historical Fiction Bibliographies

 Historical Fiction Set in Africa  

 Historical Fiction Set in Asia  

 Historical Fiction Set in Europe  

 Historical Fiction Set in North America  

 Historical Fiction Set in Oceania  

 Historical Fiction Set in South America  

 Historical Fiction Set in the United Kingdom 


Materials and Services for People with Disabilities

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