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Friends of OFL

Book Sale

FRIENDS PREVIEW NIGHT: Wednesday, 9/27, 5-8pm - Not a Friend? Become a member at the door.


  • Thursday, 9/28, 9am-8pm
  • Friday, 9/29, 10am-4:30pm
  • Saturday, 9/30, 10am-4:30pm (ALL DAY- Fill a bag for $5)

ACCEPTING DONATIONS: 9/22-9/23 & 9/25-9/26, during regular library hours—Gently used books, DVDs, puzzles and games.


Who are the Friends of OFL?FriendsOFLlogo blue

The Friends of Onondaga Free Library is an all-volunteer, non-profit group whose purpose is to receive and encourage gifts to the library and focus public attention on the library’s benefits to the community.  They are interested in helping OFL grow and reach out to the community.

The Friends provide extra funding for special projects through an annual membership drive and various fundraising events.

The Friends make a difference by providing the library with funds for:

  • library collections
  • community programs and events
  • up-to-date technology and software
  • furniture, equipment and building improvements


Board of Directors:

Meeting Minutes:

Pamela McLaughlin, President
George Bain Treasurer
Sue Parry, Secretary
Sheila Graudons
Barbara Leigh
Mary Beth Roach
Laura Sullivan
Mary Taylor
John Thornton
Donna Zeolla

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If you have any questions, please email the Friends at oflfriends@gmail.com.


How to Be a Friend:


  • Directors Meetings: 1st Wednesday of each month at 7pm
    Friends meet to plan community based activities and organize fundraising projects.  Open to all current Friends members and anyone interested in becoming a Friend. Check our calendar for upcoming meetings.

It is not necessary to attend meetings to be a valued Friend. Participation at any level is appreciated.  Anyone who wishes to support OFL is encouraged to become a Friend.


*NEW* Giving Levels - Authors' Clubs:


Mark Twain


Dr. Seuss


J.K. Rowling


Arthur Conan Doyle


Agatha Christie


Jane Austen

$500 or more

William Shakespeare

Your donation is tax deductible.Download and print our membership form.  Return your completed membership form along with your donation to OFL or mail it to:

Friends of Onondaga Free Library
4840 W. Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215