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Book of Kells @ Lavery Library: Schedule a Visit

The Book of Kells program at Lavery Library, St. John Fisher College, Rochester NY.

When to Visit

Book of Kells Exhibit
Open when the library is open, during the 8 months per year the Book of Kells facsimile is on exhibit.  The facsimile rests during the months of January, June, July, and August.  

No reservations are required to see this exhibit.  Please check the library hours before you visit. 

Behind the Book of Kells 
Program available year-round, when library is open.  Reservations required.  1 hour.  18-25 seat capacity. 

The Book of Kells Experience
Program available year-round, when library is open.  Reservations required.  1.5 hours.  8-15 seat capacity. 

How to Make an Appointment

Those wishing to reserve a time for one of the programs:  Behind the Book of Kells, or The  Book of Kells Experience, should contact either Michelle Price, Special Collections Librarian, at 585-899-3743; or Lynn Seavy, the Library's Office Manager, at 585-385-8133.

Individuals, or groups up to the maximum number of seats noted, can be accommodated for both programs.


Parking is available in lots marked Visitor.  See the campus parking map for locations.  Parking is free to all visitors.  Groups with scheduled appointments, or persons requiring more information about handicapped access, should please contact Lynn Seavy.