Lincoln Library Accessibility

Lincoln Library

The Lincoln Branch Library is a family-friendly venue, housing a bright and spacious Children’s Room, a comfortably furnished “Teen Spot” for youth aged 13 -17 and the Toy Library.


851 Joseph Avenue, Rochester, NY 14621


Sarah Lehman - Library Manager (585) 428-8210

Accessible Approach/Entrance

  • The main entrance door is at least 32” wide
  • Venue is at ground level
  • Route of travel is slip resistant and at least 36” wide
  • Objects can be detected by person with visual disability using a cane
  • Curbs have curb cuts at drop off

Parking and Drop-Off Areas

  • There is a parking lot adjacent to the building with two accessible parking spots
  • A secondary lot is located across Avenue D


  • Entrance door has at least 32” of clear opening
  • Door handle not higher than 48” and can be opened independently with closed fist, but not with 5 pounds or less pressure
  • Threshold edge is accessible

Rooms and Spaces

  • Aisles and pathways are at least 36” wide, but might be crowded during performances
  • There is at least a 5-foot space for turning a wheelchair completely
  • Obstacles are cane-detectable in circulation paths through public areas

Seats, Tables, and Counters

  • No fixed seating – chairs can be moved to allow rearranging


  • There is an accessible bathroom available upon request
  • The doorway is at least 32” wide
  • The door can be opened with a closed fist
  • There are grab bars


  • Sarah Lehman - Lincoln Library Manager (585) 428-8210

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