Library Service Update

Library Updates

  • Masks Required
    Consistent with Onondaga County Libraries, masks are required for everyone in our building, regardless of vaccination status, effective 8/6/21. We thank you for your cooperation as we work together to keep our community of readers young and old safe and healthy!
  • FFL Makerspace & Local History Now Re-Opened
    Effective 6/1/21, the FFL Makerspace (FabLab) and Local History Room are now re-opened to the public. FFL Makerspace Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-12pm, 12:30-2:30pm or by appt. Stop in to use our 3D printers and sewing machines (just make sure you’ve watched our training video first) To use our laser engraver or Cricut, call (315) 637-6374 to schedule an appointment … Read more
  • Updated Mask Guidelines
    Under the guidance of the CDC, NYS Governor and County Legislature, FFL has adopted the new CDC guidance on mask use and social distancing. Unvaccinated individuals must wear masks within our building. Although mask wearing for vaccinated people is not required, we encourage everyone inside … Read more
  • Expanded Hours & Services
    The library is now open for browsing, holds pickup, computer use and more during the following hours: Mon-Thurs: 9AM-8PM Fri & Sat: 10AM-5PM No appointments are necessary. Masks are required for all over age 2. Books can now be returned in the indoor or outdoor … Read more

Current Services

We are open to the public during the following hours:

  • Mon-Thurs: 9AM-8PM
  • Fri & Sat: 10-5PM

For everyone’s health and safety, to enter our building, you must:

  • Wear a mask inside our building, regardless of vaccination status (ages 2+)
  • Maintain 6’ distance from staff and other patrons
  • Be COVID-19 symptom free
  • Have a temperature below 100 F
  • Not be under a government mandated quarantine

Curbside pickup appointments are still available! See below for more info.

Food is not permitted in the library at this time.

  • We have 9 computer stations available to use on a first come, first serve basis during our open hours:
  • Computer use is limited to 2 hours/day

If you are just looking to get something printed, try our Curbside Printing! We are able to print items for you to pick up. Please email us at with the file you need printed, and your phone number. We will call you to schedule a pickup appointment when your prints are ready.

  1. Place a hold on items you’re looking for using our Online Catalog – or call us at 315-637-6374 to place holds.
  2. You will receive an automated notification when your holds are ready to be picked up!
  3. At that point, please contact us to schedule your pickup appointment.

Visit our events calendar to view our complete schedule of live virtual storytimes, book clubs, classes, concerts and more!

Grab an at-home activity kits available for pickup on our front porch!

Play & Learn Kits

  • Great for toddlers & preschoolers
  • Each week kits focus on a different topic (e.g. colors, weather, etc.)
  • Kits contain book suggestions, activity sheets and craft supplies
  • No registration — stop by our porch during open hours and grab one while supplies last!
  • Available once/month, starting the 1st Saturday the library is open.

Take & Make Kits

  • Great for elementary schoolers
  • Kits contain supplies for a different hands-on STEAM project!
  • A new YouTube video to follow along with each week
  • No registration — stop by our porch during open hours and grab one while supplies last!

Teen Tuesday Kits

  • For middle and high schoolers
  • Each week kits contain supplies for a different DIY activity!
  • Registration required — register at to reserve your kit! Quantities are limited.

Kits for Adults

Available once/month, starting on the 1st Saturday the library is open.

For the safety of our patrons and staff, all OCPL libraries are not accepting book or other material donations.