Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission

Lifelong Learning and Discovery for All.

Vision

  • Provide a safe and inviting community gathering space in the Library,
  • Build meaningful community connections,
  • Serve as community technology hub, facilitating access and instruction,
  • Maintain robust program offerings,
  • Increase the size and scope of physical and digital collections.

Core Values

  • Intellectual Freedom
  • Education, Literacy, and Lifelong Learning
  • Access
  • Confidentiality/Privacy
  • Service
  • Sustainability

Read our Long-Range Plan.

Contact Us

Call (585) 637-1050 during library hours, or click a name below to send email.

Mike Boedicker Director
Stephanie Blando Teen Services Librarian
Natalie Burch Children’s Services Librarian
Tim Ryan Adult Services Librarian

Library Board

Trustees

Taysie Pennington, President (Brockport)
Marilynn Brown, Vice President (Clarkson)
Bernie LoBracco, Finance Chair (Brockport)
Dr. Scott Rochette, Secretary (Clarkson)
Dr. Patricia Galinski (Clarkson)
Mary Rich (Brockport)
Mark Scheda (Sweden)
Kristen Sharpe (Sweden)
Mary Squires (Sweden)

Agendas, Schedule, Bylaws

Board Minutes

Using the Library

Computers & WiFi

  • Public computers are available, running Widows 10 and installed with MS Word, Excel, etc.
  • All computers are connected to the Internet and to a networked printer.
  • Patrons login with their library card number, or may request a guest pass at the Info Desk.  Internet sessions last 90 minutes, and additional time may be requested if there are no people waiting.
  • Free WiFi is available throughout the building (“Seymour-WiFi”) and does not require a password.

Computer & Technology Help

  • Reference librarians are available for general assistance during normal operating hours.
  • Tech Tutors: For more in-depth help, we offer free one-on-one classes covering topics like using your smartphone/tablet/laptop, setting up an email account, basic word processing, etc.  Classes are by appointment and last 30 minutes.
  • Self-Help: The Public Library Association’s DigitalLearn.org offers short introductory classes on a wide variety of topics, such as Getting Started on a Computer, Intro to Email, Creating Resumes, Online Job Searching, Basic Microsoft Word, and more.  All classes are free.

Copying/Faxing/Printing/Scanning

  • Copying: 15¢ for black and white, 50¢ for color.
  • Faxing: $1 per page.
  • Printing from library computers: 15¢ for black and white, 50¢ for color.  At this time we do not offer printing from mobile devices.
  • Scanning: Free.

Display/Exhibit Cases

Several glass cabinets and cases are available for individuals and groups wishing to displays collections.  Please read our Display Case Policy for details.

Library Cards and Your Account

Notary Public services

The library has free notary public services.  Please call ahead (585-637-1050) to check available hours.

Passes for Local Parks, Museums, etc.

Study & Meeting Rooms

  • Four Quiet Study Rooms are available on a first-come/first-served basis, or by reservation by calling the Info Desk at 585-637-1050.  Rooms are limited to 2 people per room, for up to 2 hrs. per session unless no one is waiting.
  • Four Meeting Rooms are available for groups: Elwanger Room (capacity 10); Story Tower (capacity 40); Local History Room (capacity 52); and Duryea Room (capacity 60).  Reservations are made by calling the Info Desk at 585-637-1050.

Tax Forms

Every year, the library receives a limited number of federal and New York State tax forms.  We do not carry all forms, focusing instead on the most common (1040, etc.).  A complete selection of federal and state tax forms are available for download on library computers; normal copying costs apply.