Address: 242 N. Main St., Minoa, NY 13116 * Phone: 315-656-7401 * FAX: 315-656-7033 * email: email@example.com
Our mission: "The mission of the Minoa Free Library is to enhance the quality
of life for our citizens and visitors by providing resources, print and electronic, that educate, enlighten and entertain. The library also recognizes a need to welcome children to discover the pleasures of reading and the value of the public library."
Our vision: "The vision of the Minoa Free Library is to continue to be a community meeting-place of materials and minds, and, with its resources and staff, help today's youth become tomorrow's leaders."
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COMPUTER & INTERNET POLICY
PATRON CODE OF CONDUCT
OUR HISTORY DONATIONS
GIFT BOOK POLICY
BY-LAWS OF MINOA FREE LIBRARY
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Materials - What You Can Borrow
Most materials (books, audiobooks, magazines, play-aways) go out for a 3-week loan with 2 renewals when available. Minoa Library items will renew automatically when available.
DVDs, Blu-Rays and seasonal items have a 1-week loan period with 2 renewals when available.
Tech Pack Chromebook with MiFi Hotspot can be borrowed for 3 weeks for use at home without internet connection.
We are now fine-free, no fines are charged on books, magazines, DVDs, or Blu-Rays. Tech Packs and Outdoor Passes still carry fines if returned past the due date.
Holiday Items have no renewals during that holiday season.
We welcome telephone renewals if the item can be renewed. Most Minoa Library-owned materials are now fine-free and may be returned at any Onondaga County Public Library branch. Renewals may also be made online.
As a Member Library of the Onondaga County Public Library system, music CDs and records, as well as other items that we may not have on our shelves, can be reserved and sent to the library of your choice.
Click on the icons above to discover what is available to you. Downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, music and videos are also available through the regular OCPL Catalog.
Downloadable ebooks, audiobooks, music and movies from hoopla,
must be a Minoa Library patron.
Board of Trustees
The Minoa Free Library Board of Trustees meets at
5:30 pm on a Thursday in January, March, May,
June (Annual Meeting follows regular Board Meeting), August, October, and November (see our Calendar).
The Minoa Free Library Board consists of:
* President: Linda Stoddard
* Vice-President: Thomas Carlin
* Secretary: Angela Klock
* Desiree Schepp
* Michele Coolbeth
* Janet McDonald
* Cindy Rogers
* Non-Board Treasurer: Lori Farrell
The Minoa Free Library Administration consists of:
* Director: Laura P. Ravera
Fax Services: Items are faxed at the following rates:
within the 315 & 680 area codes and toll-free: $1 for the first 5 pages;
long distance area code: $3 for the first 5 pages;
25¢ a page beyond the first 5 pages will be charged for all outgoing Faxes.
To receive incoming Faxes, the rate is 25¢ per page.
Photocopier: A self-service black & white copy machine is available for the public at 15¢ a page. It will copy 8 1/2 X 11, 8 1/2 X 14, and 11 X 17 inch paper. It will enlarge and reduce, but does not do double-sided copies and is not in color.
Scanner Services: We can scan documents to a flash drive. We have a flash drive available for temporary use in the library. There is no fee for this service.
Computers: Computers are available for public use at no fee. All computers are connected to a PRINTER:
black & white: 10¢ a page (first page is free);
color: 25¢ a page (no free page, check with staff to change printer settings)
Computers are shut down 30 minutes prior to closing.
Wireless Internet: Wireless Internet access is available at no fee.
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Tech Pack Chromebook with MiFi Hotspot: can be borrowed for 3 weeks for use at home without internet connection.
Access to your account information is available online at onlib.org using your OCPL Library Card # and PIN. OCPL Catalog is also linked on our Home page, with Digital Catalog for downloadable items, as well as Databases.
hoopla downloadable ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and more are available for those registered at Minoa Library, using your Library Card # and PIN. Link is on our Home page and here.
Minoa Library Book Donation Policy
Minoa Free Library will accept book donations throughout the calendar year, which must be approved by the staff. The Library will accept up to 2 boxes or bags of books per visit. Books must be in excellent condition and either recent or of ongoing interest to contemporary readers. Once donated, all items become the unconditional property of the Library. Gift receipts are available upon request. No returns, no refunds.
What we DO accept: What we DO NOT accept:
COOKBOOKS OLD NON-FICTION
CURRENT BIOGRAPHIES MEDICAL BOOKS
CURRENT NON-FICTION TEXTBOOKS
DVDs VHS VIDEOS
AUDIOBOOK CDs AUDIOBOOK CASSETTES
anything that smells