The Art, Music & Recreation Division of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County is located on the 2nd floor of the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building. This division highlights collections in
- Antiques and collectibles
- Sports and games
- Film, radio programs and television
- Biographies of celebrities–actors, artists, dancers, designers, musicians and athletes
Notable resources include
- Recorded music–over 10,000 titles to choose from; large selection of classical, jazz, and musicals. Patrons can borrow up to 10 CDs.
- Framed prints–ready to hang in your home or office for an eight-week loan. There is a limit of 4 framed prints per patron.
- Picture File–over one million images, arranged by subject, to borrow or reproduce. Patrons may borrow 20 images from an individual subject folder.
Databases used are
- Doremi, a comprehensive index to sheet music for popular songs
- Wilson Art Index to periodical articles on all aspects of the arts
- ArtFact, offering auction prices and reference information on art and antiques