News & Press


In The Media:


January 2023

Check it Out on WCNY Radio: A New Way to Choose A Book [January 21, 2023]

More Than Just Books: Fayetteville Free Library Mahjong Club [January 21, 2023]

Channel 9 News: Libraries team up with the Syracuse Crunch [January 16, 2023]

Orange Nation on 97.7 ESPN: Tom Walters on Orange Nation - Preview of OCPL Day with the Crunch [January 13, 2023]

Bridge Street on Channel 9: Crunch team up with Onondaga County Library [January 13, 2023]

Check it Out on WCNY Radio: Libraries Have Legos! [January 7, 2023]

More Than Just Books: Memory Kits for patrons with dementia and memory loss [January 7, 2023]

93Q Street Talk: Street Talk with Manlius Library [January 7, 2023]


December 2022

Check it Out on WCNY Radio: Free Fun at the Libraries During Holiday Break Week [December 24, 2022]

More Than Just Books: Minoa Library board game program [December 24, 2022]

Channel 9 News: Siblings ensure mother's tradition of donating mittens lives on [December 22, 2022]

Syracuse.com: The Brewerton Library's mitten  tree got the angel it needed, just in time for Christmas [December 21, 2022]

Reading Runway on WRVO: Syracuse airport's "Reading Runway" provides new option to traveling families [December 21, 2022]

More than Just Books: Onondaga Free Library Artist of the Month [December 10, 2022]

Check it Out on WCNY Radio: Children's Room at Liverpool Public Library [December 10, 2022]


November 2022

More than Just Books: SYR Reading Runway opens at the airport [November 26, 2022]

Check it Out on WCNY Radio: A Library at the Airport! [November 26, 2022]

Bridge Street: Free library comes to Syracuse Airport [November 23, 2022]

Dave Allen Podcast: Syracuse Airport and Onondaga County Libraries create free children's library near TSA check-in [November 22, 2022]

Channel 9 News: SYR Reading Runway unveiled at Syracuse Hancock [November 21, 2022]

CNY Central: More Than Just Books: Betts Branch Library asking for costume donations [November 12, 2022]


October 2022

Syracuse.com: Grassroots storytelling comes to Manlius Library [October 24, 2022]

CNY Central: More Than Just Books: Tai Chi Chih classes at the East Syracuse Library [October 15, 2022]

WCNY Radio: Check It Out Podcast: Get a Book Delivered to Your Favorite Library [October 16, 2022]

CNY Central: More Than Just Books: Therapy Dogs at the Onondaga County Public Libraries [October 1, 2022]

WCNY Radio: Check It Out Podcast - Finding a book online [October 1, 2022]


September 2022

Central Current: Literacy torch burns bright in Syracuse with return of Light A Candle parade, fest [September 29, 2022]

Syracuse.com: 'Banned Book Week' on display at Soule Branch [September 18, 2022]

WCNY Radio: September is library card sign up month [September 15, 2022]

Bridge Street: September is library card signup month [September 12, 2022]

CNY Central - More Than Just Books: Baldwinsville Public Library plans to dedicate children's section upgrades [September 3, 2022]


August 2022

CNY Central - More Than Just Books: Onondaga County Public Libraries Cicero Branch community garden [August 21, 2022]

Syracuse.com: Petit Branch Library Finds New Home for 80,000 Honeybees During Construction [August 10, 2022]

CNY CentralStar Wars 501st Legion visits Central Library [August 1, 2022]


July 2022

Auburn Citizen: A different kind of library: Elbridge Free Library marks 100 years [July 31, 2022]

Newhouse Communications Center: Telehealth Booth at Central Library provides quiet place for private meetings [July 28, 2022]

Syracuse.comGroup from Puerto Rico and Pittsburgh visits Syracuse to Learn About Transforming Vacant Spaces [July 21, 2022]

Channel 9 News: Onondaga County kicks off its summer reading program [July 7, 2022]

WAER 88.3: Onondaga County Public Libraries encourage summer reading with new program [July 7, 2022]

Dave Allen Podcast: Summer Reading Programs Available Now [July 7, 2022]


June 2022

Bridget Street: An "Ocean of Possibilities" 2022 Summer Reading Programs in Onondaga County Libraries [June 29, 2022]

Channel 9 News: Team assembled to address safety concerns in Syracuse library branches [June 27, 2022]

Ted & Amy on 93Q: Librarian Laura Keller talks Summer Reading Program [June 27, 2022]

Channel 9 News - Tell Me Something Good: Manlius Library therapy dogs [June 10, 2022]

Spectrum News: Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville offering memory care kits [June 8, 2022]

Bridge Street: Manlius Library hosts Paws & Relax [June 1, 2022]


March 2022

Syracuse.com: Onondaga County Public Libraries Go Fine Free! [March 30, 2022] 


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