OFL is currently in the Orange Zone and the building is closed.

Services Available:

Suspended Services:

In accordance with COVID safety guidelines and to help our staff continue to serve as many patrons as possible during this time, the following services have been suspended:

  • Browsing appointments (including copy/scan/fax)
  • Computer appointments
  • Curbside Pickup (traditional model)

curbside calendar

curbside mobile

Returning Library Items

OFL's outdoor drive-thru book drop has been reopened. All library items must be returned via the book drop.  Learn more...

More OFL Updates:

  • Telephone reference is available during normal business hours...
    Monday: 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-8:30pm
    Tuesday: 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-5:00pm
    Wednesday: 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-8:30pm
    Thursday: 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-5:00pm
    Friday: 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-5:00pm
    Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
    * Note: OFL closes from 12pm-1pm Monday through Friday, including phone reference.
  • Email reference: info@oflibrary.org or click here to fill out online form. Library staff will respond within 24 hours.
  • Visit our online calendar (mobile-friendly version) to see the great virtual programs that OFL is hosting!
  • The library's WiFi is active everyday 8am to 9pm.  Network Name: OFLibrary; Password: onondaga - Make an in-library appointment or park in OFL's parking lot to access it!

Have you checked out all the amazing online resources available to OFL cardholders?


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Onondaga Free Library is monitoring information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of our staff and patrons are our priority. We’re following guidance from state and local public health agencies so we can respond as needed as this situation develops.  Click here for more information.

If you have any questions, please email us at info@oflibrary.org.

Plan your visit to OFL...

3 Types of Appointments Available:

  1. 30 minutes: Browsing, In-Library Holds Pickup, Copy/Scan/Fax & Mobile Printing
  2. 45 minutes OR 1 hour: Computer & In-Library WiFi Use
  3. 2 hours: Distance Learning Support Sessions

Book an appointment online or call the library. We accept walk-ins if the current time slot is not already full. Patrons must still leave the building by the end of that particular time slot. 

Note: All patrons entering the building MUST sign in for contract tracing purposes and adhere to our guidelines.

browsing appointment calendar

browsing appointment calendar

computer appointment calendar

computer appointment calendar mobile

computer appointment calendar mobile


If you do not want to come into the building or make an appointment, here are ways to use OFL's services remotely:

  1. Curbside Pickup
  2. Drive-thru bookdrop
  3. Wi-Fi in our parking lot
  4. Website - databases and e-resources

30-minute Appointments for Holds Pickup, Browsing, Copy/Scan/Fax & Mobile Printing:

Patrons are able to schedule a visit online.  Click the button below to get started!

browsing appointment calendar

browsing appointment calendar

Monday

10:00am - Noon

1:00 - 8:00pm

Tuesday

10:00am - Noon

1:00 - 4:30pm

Wednesday

10:00am - Noon

1:00 - 8:00pm

Thursday

10:00am - Noon

1:00 - 4:30pm

Friday

10:00am - Noon

1:00 - 4:30pm

Saturday

10:00am - 2:00pm

Sunday

CLOSED

*Please note that OFL is closes from Noon-1pm Monday through Friday for cleaning.

45-minute OR 1-hour Appointments for Public Computer & WiFi Use:

Patrons are able to schedule a visit online.  Click the button below to get started!

computer appointment calendar

computer appointment calendar mobile

Monday

10:00-10:45am

11:00-11:45am

1:00-2:00pm

2:30-3:30pm

4:00-5:00pm

5:30-6:30pm

7:00-8:00pm

Tuesday

10:00-10:45am

11:00-11:45am

1:00-2:00pm

2:30-3:30pm

4:00-4:45pm

CLOSED

CLOSED

Wednesday

10:00-10:45am

11:00-11:45am

1:00-2:00pm

2:30-3:30pm

4:00-5:00pm

5:30-6:30pm

7:00-8:00pm

Thursday

10:00-10:45am

11:00-11:45am

1:00-2:00pm

2:30-3:30pm

4:00-4:45pm

CLOSED

CLOSED

Friday

10:00-10:45am

11:00-11:45am

1:00-2:00pm

2:30-3:30pm

4:00-4:45pm

CLOSED

CLOSED

Saturday

10:00-11:00am

11:30am - 12:30pm

1:00-1:45pm

CLOSED

Sunday

CLOSED

When entering the library...

  • Face coverings must be worn at all times.
  • 6 ft. social distancing must be maintained.
  • You will check in. Checking in will attest that you are saying NO to the following questions:
      1. Do you currently have any of the following symptoms?
        •Fever (above 100 degrees) or chills
        •Cough
        •Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
        •Fatigue
        •Muscle or body aches
        •Headache
        •New loss of taste or smell
        •Sore throat
        •Congestion or runny nose
        •Nausea or vomiting
        •Diarrhea
      2. Does anyone in your household have two or more of any of the symptoms above?
      3. In the past 14 days, have you been exposed to anyone who has tested positive with COVID-19?
      4. In the past 14 days, has anyone in your household been exposed to anyone with COVID-19?
      5. Have you traveled internationally or to any state (other than CT, MA, NJ, PA or VT) in the last 14 days?

*If you answer yes to any of the questions listed above, we ask that you call the library to reschedule your appointment.

Self-directed services available:

  • Catalog Searching Computer on each floor
  • Self checkout
  • Wi-Fi - also available in the library's parking lot

Curbside Pickup

Curbside Pickup service is still available for anyone who wants to continue limited contact holds pickup.  Learn more...

Returning Library Items

OFL's outdoor drive-thru book drop has been reopened. All library items must be returned via the book drop.  Learn more...

Building Enhancements:

  • HVAC unit has been upgraded to include a REME HALO in duct air purification system in all units that uses ultraviolet light to purify the air and MERV 13 filters in all units.
  • Plexiglas guards have been installed at all service desks and on Distance Learning Support stations
  • Social distancing markers have been placed at service desks and entrances

More OFL Updates:

  • Telephone reference is available during normal business hours...
    Monday: 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-8:30pm
    Tuesday: 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-5:00pm
    Wednesday: 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-8:30pm
    Thursday: 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-5:00pm
    Friday: 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-5:00pm
    Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
    * Note: OFL closes from 12pm-1pm Monday through Friday, including phone reference.
  • Email reference: info@oflibrary.org or click here to fill out online form. Library staff will respond within 24 hours.
  • Visit our online calendar (mobile-friendly version) to see the great virtual programs that OFL is hosting!
  • The library's WiFi is active everyday 8am to 9pm.  Network Name: OFLibrary; Password: onondaga - Make an in-library appointment or park in OFL's parking lot to access it!

Have you checked out all the amazing online resources available to OFL cardholders?


Follow us on social media (@OnondagaFreeLib - links in footer)


Onondaga Free Library is monitoring information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of our staff and patrons are our priority. We’re following guidance from state and local public health agencies so we can respond as needed as this situation develops.  Click here for more information.

If you have any questions, please email us at info@oflibrary.org.