Syracuse Community Connections Library

Open Now
Sun: Closed
Mon: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Tue: Closed
Wed: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Thu - Sat: Closed

Library Information

401 South Ave
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 671-5814
Grace Days: 
1, except for short loans

Holiday Closings

Independence Day07/04/23
Labor Day Weekend09/02/23, 09/03/23
Labor Day09/04/23
Veteran's Day 2023 [Observed]11/10/23
Thanksgiving Eve 2023 (closes at 5:00 PM)11/22/23
Thanksgiving 202311/23/23
Day After Thanksgiving 202311/24/23
Christmas Eve 202312/24/23
Christmas 202312/25/23
New Year's Eve 202312/31/23
  • Completely fine free
  • Fees still charged for lost items

The Syracuse Community Connections Library [Formerly the Southwest Community Center satellite library] of OCPL is located in the Syracuse Community Connections building at 401 South Ave.   Established in 1975 and currently affiliated with the Beauchamp Branch, the 600 square foot library is on the second level of the facility.  

The library’s collection of more than 2,000 items includes books, magazines and DVDs.  WiFi access along with seven public computers, with three dedicated to children’s usage, are available to patrons. 

There is also an AWE Early Learning Station computer promoting literacy-focused learning for children.      

Throughout the year, the library hosts story hours and a summer reading program along with children’s craft activities.


Branch Manager: Ossie Edwards