Fayetteville Free Library

Currently closed
Sun: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Mon - Thu: 9:00 am-9:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Library Information

300 Orchard Street
Fayetteville, NY 13066
(315) 637-6374
(315) 637-2306
Grace Days: 
Three, (3), except for short loans and rental equipment.

Holiday Closings

Memorial Day Weekend05/23/20, 05/24/20
Memorial Day05/25/20
Independence Day07/04/20
Labor Day Weekend09/05/20, 09/06/20
Labor Day09/07/20
Columbus Day (closes at 5:00 PM)10/12/20
Veterans Day (closes at 5:00 PM)11/11/20
Thanksgiving Eve (closes at 3:00 PM)11/25/20
Day After Thanksgiving11/27/20
Christmas Eve12/24/20
Christmas Week (closes at 5:00 PM)12/28/20, 12/29/20, 12/30/20
New Year's Eve (closes at 3:00 PM)12/31/20

The Fayetteville Free Library (FFL) is passionate about serving and engaging our community. Our community drives and shapes our mission and philosophy. Our mission is "to provide Free and Open Access to Ideas and Information.” The FFL creates and sustains this access with vision and with purpose. Our core belief is elegant in its simplicity; by creating equal and open access for individuals to cutting-edge technology, unique and innovative learning opportunities and powerful ideas, people and communities will transform their own lives.

The FFL is nationally and internationally renowned for its innovative programs, services, spaces, and collections. It has been named a Library Journal Five Star Library for ten years, and is the home of the first library makerspace in the United States. 

  • Executive Director: Heather Matzel
  • Executive Assistant: Laurel Flanagan
  • Director of Community Engagement & Experience: Leah Kraus
  • Director of Digital Access & Discovery Services: Maija McLaughlin
  • Director of Family Learning: Kristen Peirson
  • Director of Information Technology: Pete Cioppa
  • Director of Innovation Acceleration: Monica Kuryla
  • Director of Innovative Family Services: Margaret Kingsport
  • Director of Patron Services: Heather Matzel
  • Director of Research and Grants: Jen Bort
  • Director of STEAM & Making: Mike Cimino
  • Director of Technology Research & Development: Bradley Smith
Board of Trustees: 
  • David Wheeler, Co-President
  • Randi Ludwig, Co-President
  • Sarah Pralle, Secretary
  • Pat Curtin, Treasurer
  • Betsy Bower, Trustee
  • David Pasinski, Trustee
  • Keith Bybee, Trustee

Upcoming Board Meetings:

*All meet at 5:15 PM unless otherwise noted*

2019 Board Meeting Dates:

  • January 15
  • March 19
  • May 28
  • Assembly District No. 127: Al Stirpe 
  • Senate District No. 50: Robert Antonacci
  • County District No. 10: Kevin A. Holmquist