Finger Lakes Library System

Public libraries of Cayuga, Cortland, Seneca, Tioga and Tompkins Counties

Check back soon for a list of libraries in the Finger Lakes Library System that will be participating in The Great Give Back 2020! As The Great Give Back draws nearer, details about libraries’ individual events will be added. Please contact libraries directly for questions regarding offered programming.

Apalachin Library

Give to KIND
September 1st – October 19th
10:00 am-8:00 pm
For all ages
Please donate diapers of any size and wipes to the bin outside on the library porch. We will be helping our neighbors in need by distributing these diapers to families in need.
No registration required

Aurora Free Library & Hazard Library Association

The Great Give Back
September 17th – 24th
At both libraries
The Aurora Free Library and Hazard Library Association will be joining together to support the King Ferry Food Pantry through the Great Give Back. Please help your neighbors in the Southern Cayuga Community through donations of boxed cereals and canned mixed fruit. You can drop off donations at either library during their open hours from Sat 9/17-Sat 9/24.
The food pantry is requesting specific items as donations. Please contact the library for details.

Berkshire Free Library

Park Clean Up
March 7th, 2021
10:00 am-12:00 pm
For all ages
Registration at the Berkshire Free Library – Come dressed for the weather

Cortland Free Library

Lodi Whittier Library (Elizabeth Garnsey Delvan Library)

Paper Products Drive
October 17th – November 21st
Lodi Whittier Library is hosting a community-wide collection of toilet paper and paper towels to benefit the Lodi Community Food Pantry.
Please leave donations of toilet paper and paper towels in collection bins- we’ll take care of the rest, thank you!

Stewart B. Lang Memorial Library

Collecting paper products and health and beauty aids for food pantry
October 10th – 24th
In celebration of the Great Give Back library initiative, we will be collecting items for the local food pantry that are always in short supply and cannot be purchased with food pantry funds. Personal paper products and health and beauty aids will be collected from October 10 to October 24 2020. Patron may drop items off during our open hours or leave them in the drop box. We are proud to be a part of this neighbors helping neighbors event!
No registration is required and everyone is welcome to participate.