Register for a Library Card.

Libby app is the easy-to-use app for downloading, or reading online, Overdrive eBooks and Audiobooks from the Oswego Public Library.

Ebooks & Eaudiobooks

Online Edition of Syracuse Post-Standard

1986 – today searchable Syracuse Post-Standard

2007 – yesterday searchable Oswego Palladium-Times

Digitized Historical and Genealogical Material

We currently have Wireless Internet access that is available anywhere in our building for public use.

Printing is available at a rate of 15 cents per page for black and white, and 25 cents per page for color. These prices are doubled for two-sided pages.

Computer Help is always available; simply ask at the Main Desk and someone will assist you.

Passes to NY state parks, Onondaga County Parks including the zoo, and the Children’s Museum of Oswego are available to borrow for three days at a time.

women hiking on the Empire Pass for New York State Parks
Children's Musem of Oswego logo
If our pass is out, the cost at CMOO is $11 per person — EBT cardholders $3 per person (max 4 people).

There are a variety of cake pans that are available to be checked out to patrons, as well as STEM kits upstairs in the Children’s room that can be taken out as well. These kits range in age from toddlers to older children; you can find out more information about them at the Children’s room desk.

Call 315-341-5867 or email today to find out how to get these extras.

Sign Up to Use the Community Room

Local groups and nonprofits may use our large, well-equipped Community Room during library hours.

Books By Mail

North Country Library System provides a wide variety of materials including large print books, books on audio cassette, and books on CD. Items can be mailed directly to eligible individuals at no charge. Any person over the age of 62, those with physical issues and unable to visit a public library, those with hearing difficulties, those with visual difficulties, and residents of institutions all qualify. Registration and reading interest forms are available at your local public library or online at

For additional information, please contact:
Outreach Services, North Country Library System
22072 County Route 190
Watertown, NY 13601
(315) 782-5540 ext. 235

To Request Items

  1. Go to
  2. Login using your library card number and PIN (last 4-digits of your telephone number). Search for material.
  3. To narrow the search results use the search limits in the left column.
  4. Click on the title for more information or click on Place Hold to request the item.
  5. Select the library where you would like to pick up the item.
  6. Click: Place Hold. You are done!

Oswego Public Library History Book available for Purchase

We have a wonderful book available for $10.00 here at the library that chronicles the foundation and historical events that have happened here in our library.

Oswego Public Library Book Sale

Donations we do not need in our collection, with books and other items that have been removed from our circulation collection, are available for purchase on the main level and in the Children’s Room. Paperback books and CDs are $0.50; Hardcover Books, DVDs, & Blu-rays are $1.00.