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Fairmount Community Library

406 Chapel DriveFairmount library photo
Syracuse, NY 13219

Telephone: (315) 487-8933
Fax: (315) 484-9475

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Monday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sunday closed


Summer Hours

[June - August]

Monday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday closed

Sunday closed

Library Closings


New Year's Day
Thursday, January 1

Martin Luther King Jr Day
Monday, January 19

Memorial Day Weekend
Saturday- Monday, January 23-25

Independence Day
Saturday, July 4

Labor Day
Monday, September 7

Veterans Day
Wednesday, November 11

Thursday, November 26

Friday after Thanksgiving
Friday, November 27

Christmas Eve
Thursday, December 24

Christmas Day
Friday, December 25

New Year's Eve
Thursday, December 31

Grace Days

One, (1), except for short loans


Director: Paul Morrell 

Board of Trustees

President: John Rittell

Vice President: Jeff Boyea

Secretary: Abigail Klein

Board Meetings: Third Tuesday each month, except December, July, and August at 6:30 PM.


Assembly District No. 124: William Barclay

Senate District No. 50: John DeFrancisco

County District No. 11: Patrick M. Kilmartin

About the Library

A conversation at the Fairmount School PTA meeting in 1955 was the genesis of today's Fairmount Community Library. The individuals involved put their energies into finding out how and what was necessary to start a library and then proceeded to raise the funding. The library received an official charter from the State in November of 1956, and in April of 1957 opened its doors. Since then the library has changed its location twice and remodeled twice to meet the needs of its community. As a small community library, Fairmount encourages an open and friendly atmosphere where people of all ages can find information and entertainment. Fairmount encourages both aspects in the belief that both information and entertainment are important to the full development of an individual's character.

Last updated: January 9, 2015