Mission, Vision, & Values


Lifelong Learning and Discovery for All.


  • 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.

Jennifer Caccavale Director
Stephanie Blando Teen Services Librarian
Kim Whittemore Children’s Services Librarian
Adult Services Librarian

Library Board

The Seymour Library Board of Trustees is a group of nine  residents who are dedicated to enhancing the physical property of the library and the resources and services it provides. Trustees serve for five-year terms (January 1-December 31) and are appointed by the Towns and Village  Boards.

Sweden Town Board Liaison: Councilperson Patricia Hayles

Village of Brockport Liaison: Trustee Annette Crane

Library Trustees

Bernie LoBracco, President (Brockport)
Marilynn Brown, Vice President (Clarkson)
Scott Maar, Finance Chair (Sweden)
Dr. Scott Rochette, Secretary (Clarkson)
Dr. Patricia Galinski (Clarkson)
Libby Caruso (Brockport)
Mark Scheda (Sweden)
Kristen Sharpe (Sweden)

Bruce Leslie (Brockport)

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.
  • 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.


  • 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.


Our public Konica machine provides the following services:

  • Copying, Faxing
  • Printing from library computers:  At this time we do not offer printing from mobile devices.
  • Scanning

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.  Rooms are limited to 2 people per room, for up to 2 hrs. per session unless no one is waiting.
  • Two Meeting Rooms are available for groups:  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.