Central Library

Currently closed
Sun: Closed
Mon: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Tue - Wed: 8:30 am-7:30 pm
Thu - Fri: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Library Information

447 South Salina St.
Syracuse, NY 13202-2494
Grace Days: 
1, except for short loans

Holiday Closings

Christmas Eve (closes at 5:00 PM)12/24/18, 12/24/19
Christmas12/25/18, 12/25/19
New Year's Day01/01/19
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day01/21/19
Washington's Birthday02/18/19
Staff Development Day05/03/19
Memorial Day Weekend05/25/19, 05/26/19
Memorial Day05/27/19
Independence Day07/04/19
Labor Day Weekend08/31/19, 09/01/19
Labor Day09/02/19
Veteran's Day11/11/19
Thanksgiving Eve (closes at 5:00 PM)11/27/19
Day After Thanksgiving11/29/19
New Year's Eve (closes at 5:00 PM)12/31/19


  • There are a number of public parking lots and garages, as well as street parking on most of the streets near the Central Library. 
  • Use the Whoosh app to pay for parking, and add more money to your parking meter, all from the convenience of your phone. 
  • For details about Whoosh and other parking information, please see the Downtown Committee's parking brochure. [PDF]

First Floor - Ground Level

  • The entrance to the library is located on the Salina Street, under the big library sign.
  • New popular books, feature film videos and DVDs, audiobooks, CDs, magazines
  • Computers & Internet access
  • Library card sign-up
  • Self-checkout
  • STAR lab
  • MakerSpace

Second Floor

Third Floor :

Extra Information: 

Telephone Numbers:

  • All numbers are area code (315).
  • Telephone Information: 435-1900 
  • Telephone Information Hours: 
  • Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM 
  • Saturday, 9:00 AM -3:00 PM 
  • Hours Recording: 435-1902
  • Library Cards/Renewals: 435-1904
  • Renewal By Phone: 435-1430 
  • Adult Literacy/ESL Information: 435-1835
  • Services for People w/Disabilities: 435-1876
  • Assembly District No. 128: Pamela J. Hunter 
  • Assembly District No. 129: William B. Magnarelli
  • Senate District No. 53: David J. Valesky

Onondaga County Legislature Members