All of our services, including program attendance and meeting room use, are free and open to the public.  We offer books (print, audio and electronic), DVDs, games, magazines and newspapers for check out, as well as access to more than 25 electronic databases and the Internet using our dedicated connection or WiFi.  For more information on these services, give us a call at (315) 568-8265, ext. 2.

Getting a Library Card

People ages 5 and over residing in the Finger Lakes Library System can obtain a library card using a photo ID and proof of address.

Common Card

Your library card is good for use in all 33 of the libraries which are part of the Finger Lakes Library System. Included are all the libraries in Seneca, Cayuga, Tompkins, Cortland and Tioga counties.

The other libraries in the Finger Lakes Library System are:

(Seneca County)

(Cayuga County)

(Cortland County)

(Tioga County)

(Tompkins County)


Print, Copy, Fax and Scan

Print:  You can print from library computers.  Black and white prints are .10 cents per page (.20 cents double-sided).  Color prints are .50 cents per page ($1.00 double-sided).

Copy:  A copy machine is available for public use.  Prints are .10 cents per page (.20 cents double-sided).  Legal sized prints are .15 cents per page (.30 cents double-sided).

Fax:    Fax service is .25 cents per page.

Scan:  Bring a USB drive or SDHC card with you for free scanning of documents.



Fine Free

On January 1, 2019, the Seneca Falls Library is Fine Free.    We will no longer charge fees for items that are late.  Lost or missing items will still be charged to patron accounts.  These charges will pay for items to be replaced.  Learn more here.