Support Friends of the Central Library

“The Mission of the Friends of the Central Library is to champion the Central Library as a vital community resource. Through fundraising and public advocacy, we enhance the excellence of our library and its capacity to serve the community.”

Since 1997, FOCL has donated over $600,000 to the Onondaga County Public Library. With your support we can continue to support literacy efforts within the community.



Make checks payable to the Friends of the Central Library.

Mail checks to:

447 South Salina St. 
Syracuse, NY 13202



By sponsoring the Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series, your company will have a wide marketing reach due to extensive promotion in a variety of media outlets, guest attendance, and numerous library partrons. Your support will assist FOCL in providing support to the Central Library and their mission as well as literacy efforts in the community.

FOCL is looking for sponsors and advertisers for our upcoming season. If you are interested in becoming a sponsors or advertiser you can download and review our sponsorship opportunities packet. If you have any questions please call our office at 315-435-1832 or e-mail us at

Sponsorship Opportunities Packet



Please remember FOCL in your will or as a named beneficiary of a retirement account or an IRA. Legacy gifts help sustain and support the Central Library.

If you would like more information, please contact our office.