Curbside ONLY

Beginning Monday, January 11th, the library will be closed to the public, due to the increase in local Covid-19 cases. However, curbside service will be available.

Here’s how it works:

To request a book, call (315) 823-1542 or send an email to Please include the book title and your first and last name and library card number, if you know it.

If you don’t have a particular book in mind, tell us your favorite authors or genres, and library staff will pick out a book for you. We can send you a list of new books / DVDs, or a picture of what is on our “New” shelf.

Readers can place their own holds at Interlibrary loan service will be available.

When your requested items are available for pick-up, you will be notified by phone or email. You can pick up your items from the table on our front porch. For your safety, items will be packaged, boxed or wrapped.

If you have difficulty walking or climbing stairs, please let us know and someone will come out to your car and put your materials in your trunk.

You can return your library materials to our book drop. All returned items will be quarantined for 3 days. Fines will be suspended during this time, but you will still be charged for lost / damaged items.

If you need a document printed, send it as an attachment to Library staff will place your copies on the curbside table in an envelope with your name on it. Copies are $.20 per page, and payment can be left on the table or put in the bookdrop.

Weather permitting, a shelf stocked with free books will be put out on the porch.

The library will offer a number of virtual programs in the upcoming weeks via Zoom. Programs include Spanish Class, Creative Writing for kids, Storytime, Art History, a Valentine’s Day craft, and a piano concert featuring Martha Regelman. If you’ve never used Zoom, call, and library staff will teach you how to use it.

If you are a visual artist, and you have 10 great photographs / paintings that you’d like to share on the library’s Facebook page, let us know.

The Library will remain closed to the public until community health conditions improve.

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