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 $617,000 to the Onondaga County Public Library.

We need your support.

MAKE A DONATION

Make checks payable to the Friends of the Central Library.

Mail checks to:

FOCL
447 South Salina St. 5th Floor
Syracuse, NY 13202

BECOME A SPONSOR

FOCL needs sponsored support from community businesses, organizations and individuals in order to maintain our efforts in the libraries and the highest standards of quality, diversity and popularity in our lecture series.

Becoming a sponsor is easy, you can download and submit our Sponsorship Form, call our office at 315-435-1832 or e-mail us at focl@onlib.org.

ADVERTISE IN OUR PROGRAM

Advertising in our lecture series program is a great way to support FOCL and gain exposure for your business. Our lectures average attendance of 1,400 audience members.

To take advantage of our advertising opportunities you can download and submit our Advertising Form, call our office at 315-435-1832 or e-mail us at focl@onlib.org.

SEASON SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Level I – $7500+ 

  • Full Page, 4 color advertisement in FOCL’s Gifford Lecture Series program book (back cover, inside front, inside back – based on availability) (6 events)
  • Sponsor Page listing in the Gifford Lecture Series’ program book for all 6 events
  • Four box seat tickets for each of the season’s six lectures
  • One signed book from each guest author
  • Stage based recognition in power point welcome
  • An invitation for four people to meet the author at each post-lecture Patron Party
  • Public Thank You announced from the stage at each lecture (6 lectures)
  • FOCL website sponsorship recognition
  • Season Banner representation

Level II – $5000 

  • Full Page, 4 color advertisement in FOCL’s Gifford Lecture Series program book (inside center spread – based on availability) (6 events)
  • Sponsor Page listing in the Gifford Lecture Series’ program book for all 6 events
  • Two box seat tickets for each of the season’s six lectures
  • One signed book from each guest author
  • Stage based recognition in power point welcome
  • An invitation for two people to meet the author at each post-lecture Patron Party
  • Public Thank You announced from the stage at each lecture (6 lectures)
  • Season Banner representation

Level III – $3000 

  • Full Page, 4 color advertisement in FOCL’s Gifford Lecture Series program book (6 events)
  • Sponsor Page listing in the Gifford Lecture Series’ program book for all 6 events
  • Two tickets for each of the season’s six lectures
  • One book signed by a guest author
  • Stage based recognition in power point welcome
  • An invitation for two to meet an author at a post-lecture Patron Party

Advertising Levels for all six lectures:

  • Full Page ad, 4 color $2000
  • Full Page ad, black & white $1600
  • Half Page ad, 4 color $1200
  • Half Page ad, black & white $800
  • Quarter Page ad, 4 color $600
  • Quarter Page ad, black & white $400
  • Business Card Size ad, black & white $200

REMEMBER FOCL

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.

Contact FOCL at 315 435-1832 or focl@onlib.org for more information.

Thank you!

The Friends of the Central Library extend sincere gratitude to our Literary Circle members, Patrons and all our subscribers for their generous support of the Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series.

Literary Circle

Meg O’Connell & Eric Allyn

Jessica & Norman Cohen

Barb Connor

Steve Kulick

Kevin & Suzanne McAuliffe

Kathleen Mezzalingua

Catherine Shamlian

Donors

Anonymous

Evelyn Brenzel

James & Mary Cole

Benjamin & Martha Ferrara

Molly G. King

April & Gary Lazarus

Guy F. & Sharon S. Marhewka

Lynn & Gardner McLean

Jim & Toloa Perry

Rosemary & William Pooler

Peter & Martha Thompson

Candace & Andrew Vondeal

Patrick’s Cleaners of Westvale

Patrons

Richard & Maxene Alderman

Mary Ann & Gary Allen

Leah Weinberg & Paul Barron

Ann Marie Bergold

Angela Bernat

Dan & Julie Billings

Stephen Bittner

Donald Blair

Maren & Mark Brown

Ron Butchart

Leah Caldwell

Sarah Charney

Linda Clark

Paul & Linda Cohen

Shari Cohen

Barb Connor & Doug  Wood

Jean Currie

Susan Dahline

Jeremy DeChario

Marlene Denney

Sylvie Destian & Dennis Legoe

Nancy Dock

Sheri Dropkin

Nancy J. Durkin

Carol Dwyer

Timothy Eatman

Betsy Eikins

Peggy Fabic

Karen & William Fisher

Leonard Fonte

Jennifer & Carlos Gavilondo

John & Debbie Gerson

Susan Gingold

Cheryl Grant

Carol Grant

Baird & Sarah Hansen

Ruth Hart

Deborah & Richard Hole

Dr. & Mrs. David Hootnick

Marcia Hayden-Horan & Philip Horan

Virginia Hoveman

Cynthia Kirby

Edward & Lena Kochian

BettyAnn Kram

Anita & George Kyanka

Ellen Laberge

Mary & Larry Leatherman

Jan Lidell

Anita Lombardi

James & Patricia MacKiilop

Alice & Robert Manning

Mary Massad

Lisa Matthews

Sarah Mcllvain

Jennifer Milligan 

Susan Mitchell

Debra Merryweather

Daniel and Kathleen Mezzalingua

Susan Mitchell

Terry Morris

Deborah Moore

John & Elizabeth Mosher

Judith Mower

Janet Munro

Dorothea Nelson

Patricia Numann

Ginny Biesiada O’Neill & Tom O’Neill

Pamela Pescosolido

Marilyn Pinsky

Bill & Carol Rogers

Tara Ross

Peter Sarver

Anita Schmidt-Kyanka

Catherine & John Shamlian

Karen Shible

Richard Ernst & Craig Simmons

Anne Spitzer

Ken & Lois Spitzer

Jill & Ron Stratton

Dorothea Theodore

Eleanor Theodore

Marilyn Tucci

Kristia Valetta

John & Judy Varney

Elaine Walter

Barbara Watkins

Lucia Whisenand

Joanne Sassi Willcox