Fayetteville Free Library

Closed for Memorial Day
Sun: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Mon - Thu: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Library Information

300 Orchard Street
Fayetteville, NY 13066
(315) 637-6374
(315) 637-2306

Holiday Closings

Memorial Day Weekend05/26/24
Memorial Day05/27/24
Independence Day Eve (closes at 5:00 PM)07/03/24
Independence Day07/04/24
Labor Day Weekend08/31/24, 09/01/24
Labor Day09/02/24
Columbus Day (closes at 5:00 PM)10/14/24
Veterans Day (closes at 5:00 PM)11/11/24
Thanksgiving Eve (closes at 3:00 PM)11/27/24
Day After Thanksgiving11/29/24
Christmas Eve (closes at 5:00 PM)12/24/24
Day After Christmas12/26/24
Day Before New Year's Eve (closes at 5:00 PM)12/30/24
New Year's Eve (closes at 3:00 PM)12/31/24

  • Fine free except for our Library of Things items
  • Fees still charged for lost items

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.

  • Executive Director: Heather Matzel
  • Assistant Director: Leah Kraus
  • Operations and Facilities Manager: Laurel Flanagan
  • IT Administrator: Pete Cioppa
  • IT Librarian and Website Manager: Bradley Smith
  • Steam Educator and Makerspace Manager: Mike Cimino
  • Children's Librarian: Kristen Peirson
  • Teen Librarian: Margaret Kingsport
  • Local History and Special Collections Librarian: Maija McLaughlin
  • Literacy and Reader's Services Librarian: Monica Kuryla
  • Youth Services Librarian: Nina Hylen
  • Reference Librarian: Laurie Heyboer
  • Circulation Supervisor: Jake Wicks
Board of Trustees: 
  • Randi Ludwig, President
  • Whitney Shepard, Vice President
  • Melissa Whipps, Secretary
  • Mike Russell, Treasurer
  • Kay Blythe, Trustee
  • Jim Resig, Trustee
  • Adam Stone, Trustee
  • William Sunderlin, Trustee
  • David Wheeler, Trustee

Upcoming Board Meetings:

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

2023 Board Meeting Dates:

  • January 24
  • March 7
  • May 23