Hours and Directions

Fall 2020 Session Hours

The Charles J. Meder Library in now physically open.

We are excited to welcome you back into the building and ask that you please review our newly updated Fall 2020 Opening Website as new policies are in place to ensure the safety of library patrons and staff. Due to reduced seating capacity, reservations are required to utilize computer or table space and can be made directly at: Library Seat and Space Bookings (or at the door as space allows).

August 31, 2020 - December 20, 2020*:

  • Monday - Thursday : 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday : 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday : 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday : CLOSED

More detail regarding available library services during these special circumstances can be found via the library home page or directly from the: Fall 2020 Library Opening Website.

*Please note the following changes :

Laker Day:

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2020 : 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Additional changes may be added as the semester progresses.


From NYS Thruway: Use exit 44, Route 332, Canandaigua. Go south on Route 332 through the town of Canandaigua, turn left at Routes 5 & 20, turn right onto East Lake Road (Route 364), turn left onto Lakeshore Drive, the college will be on the right hand side of the road. There is a small sign that says Finger Lakes Community College. Park in the student parking lot (no sticker required). When facing the front of the school, the library is on the right side of the building, and there are two large glass windows on the second floor facing the parking lot. Enter the library through the second floor entrance. For a map, visit http://www.flcc.edu/directions/index.cfm or type the library's address into an online map service such as yahoo maps or mapquest.

Address and Phone Numbers:

Charles J. Meder Library
Finger Lakes Community College
3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424-8395 Circulation Desk: (585) 785-1371
Reference Desk: (585) 785-1432
FAX: (585) 394-8826