Your unrestricted contribution helps to support the Central Library as well as the Onondaga County Public Library system and city and suburban branch libraries. Donations can be made in honor or in memory of someone you chose. With your support we can continue to support literacy and lifelong learning throughout the community.

Individuals who contribute $50 or more will be recognized on our website.  Supporters who contribute $250 or more are recognized on the website and receive invitations to attend our post-lecture receptions.

Make checks payable to the Friends of the Central Library and mail to:
Friends of the Central Library
447 South Salina St.
Syracuse, NY 13202

Gifts are tax-deductible as allowed by law and support the Onondaga County Public Library.


Sponsors make it possible for FOCL to bring world class authors to our community.  Sponsorship and advertising in our program booklet offer visibility to supporters of the arts and of our local libraries and literacy efforts.  Sponsorships can also offer benefits including tickets to the lecture series and special events. Your support will assist FOCL in providing support to the Central Library, the hub of the OCPL.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or advertiser call our office at
315-435-1832 or e-mail us at

Click here to view a list of currrent sponsors.

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Please complete the form below and click on “Submit Donation” to make your donation.

Please Note:  Donations will be processed by PayPal.  You don’t need to have a PayPal account to make a donation.