The Northern Onondaga Public Library Board of Trustees and staff are dedicated to making available a full range of information resources and services.


All of our branches have black & white printing 10¢ per page and color printing for 50¢ per page (prices subject to change without notice). All of our locations are also equipped with mobile printing technology, enabling you to print from your phone or tablet, from home or from within the library! Learn more about mobile printing.

Copy, Scan & Fax

Each of our NOPL locations has a photocopier and fax machine available for use for a small fee. Portable document scanners can be checked out from the service desk; these can be used in conjunction with our public computers, or you can connect them to your own.


All of our libraries are equipped with public computers (patrons are limited to two 1 hour sessions per day) with Windows 7 or 10 operating systems. Available software includes Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Access), Firefox and Chrome web browsers, Adobe Reader, Flash and Shockwave, Java, and a driver for the DS Mobile Scan II mobile scanners available at the circulation desk.

Laptops are can be borrowed at our Brewerton and Cicero branches on a first-come, first-served basis for use within the library only.

For Kids & Teens

There are early literacy computers available AWE Computersfor kids in the children’s section of each library. These computers contain carefully chosen software that is fun to use, featuring favorite characters from Sesame Street, Dora the Explorer, and many more. The software spans all curriculum subjects, helping children to learn consonants, vowels, numbers, and more.

The North Syracuse and Cicero branches have several public computers reserved just for teen use.

Discovery Den

The Discovery Den is now open at NOPL at North Syracuse. It’s an evolving space that includes some hands-on projects and tech tools.

Preservation Studio

This unique space is home to technology that enables visitors to digitize and preserve their photos, videocassettes and slides. Visit the Preservation Studio page to learn more about the equipment and see video demonstrations.