WE ARE OPEN!

OFL is open for limited services!  Entry is by appointment. To accommodate as many patrons as possible and still maintain social distancing, we are limiting appointments to 30 minutes (1 hour for computer/WiFi use).

Note: We accept walk-in appointments if the current time slot is not already full. Patrons must still leave the building by the end of that particular time slot.

Services available:

  • In-library holds pickup - 30 minute appointment
  • Browsing the collection - 30 minute appointment
  • Copy/Scan/Fax - 30 minute appointment
  • Public Computer Use - 1 hour appointment
  • WiFi - 1 hour appointment (Also accessible from parking lot- appointment only required if entering the library)

30-minute Appointments for In-Library Holds Pickup, Browsing & Copy/Scan/Fax:

Starting Monday, Sept. 28, patrons will be able to schedule their appointments online via their computer or mobile device.  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.

1 hour Appointments for Public Computer & WiFi Use:

Starting Monday, Sept. 28, patrons will be able to schedule their appointments online via their computer or mobile device.  Click the button below to get started!

computer appointment calendar

computer appointment calendar mobile

Monday

10:00-11:00am

1:00-2:00pm

2:30-3:30pm

4:00-5:00pm

5:30-6:30pm

7:00-8:00pm

Tuesday

10:00-11:00am

1:00-2:00pm

2:30-3:30pm

4:00-4:45pm

CLOSED

CLOSED

Wednesday

10:00-11:00am

1:00-2:00pm

2:30-3:30pm

4:00-5:00pm

5:30-6:30pm

7:00-8:00pm

Thursday

10:00-11:00am

1:00-2:00pm

2:30-3:30pm

4:00-4:45pm

CLOSED

CLOSED

Friday

10:00-11:00am

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

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 a fever above 100.4 degrees?
      2. Do you currently have any of the following symptoms?
        •Sore throat or a cough
        •Shortness of breath and difficulty breathing
        •Muscle pain
        •Chills
        •Headache
        •New loss of taste or smell
        •Congestion or runny nose
        •Nausea or vomiting
        •Diarrhea
      3. Does anyone in your household have two or more of any of the symptoms above?
      4. In the past 14 days, have you been exposed to anyone who has tested positive with COVID-19?
      5. In the past 14 days, has anyone in your household been exposed to anyone with COVID-19?
      6. Have you traveled to one of the states on the NYS travel advisory list 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

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
  • Social distancing markers have been placed at service desks and entrances

More OFL Updates:

  • Telephone reference is available...
    Monday: 10:00am - 8:30pm
    Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday: 10:00am - 8:30pm
    Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday: 10:00am - 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.