Federal Tax Forms & Instructions Available

Call the helpful staff, at 341-5867, and we’ll bring out the number of copies you want. We have the IRS 1040 and 1040-SR forms and the 1040 and 1040-SR instructions. Pull up in front of the big doors on East 2nd Street across from the County Courthouse, call us to request tax forms and instructions, and we’ll put them on the table for you to take. Other forms are available upon advance request with a limit of 10 pages printed.

New York State tax forms and instructions are expected in three weeks near the end of February.

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Curbside pickup is available Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Books, magazines, books on CD, and movies are available. Copy and print services are limited to 10 pages a week. Call 315-341-5867 then put the material to be copied in a bag, with your name on it, on the table in front of the library. Staff will call you back when the copies are done and then bring them out to the table. Wait until the staff are back inside before picking up your free copies.

All Issues Now Available

The most recent issues of our magazines are now available for curbside pickup including Time, Sports Illustrated, Entrepreneur, Outside, Allure, Bicycling, Health, Adirondack Explorer, Muse, and National Wildlife. You may request many different issues of one magazine or a single issue of many different magazines. While 2021 issues are here, we still have all of 2020 and 2019 too. Magazines go out for two weeks at a time. Feel free to renew your checkouts if you want them longer.

We also have many subscriptions to health & wellness, home, cooking, science, and children’s magazines.

Covers of Current Magazines

New Large Print Novels Available

Our fall order has arrived and it features many excellent novels to keep you company while sheltering in place. New books by the authors determined to be in highest demand will check out for 14 days:

  • James Patterson,
  • Nicholas Sparks,
  • Lee Child,
  • John Grisham,
  • Michael Connelly,
  • David Baldacci,
  • Debbie Macomber,
  • Fannie Flagg, and
  • Hank Green.

The other new books will go out for 28 days the same as the rest of our Large Print collection: Elin Hilderbrand, Danielle Steel, Stuart Woods, Jonathan Kellerman, Kevin Kwan, Shari Lapena, and Nancy Thayer.

covers from the many Large Print novels newly available

Copying Services - Oswego Public Library and Local Businesses

We just wanted to remind everyone that we are now offering curbside copying services from 10am to 5:30pm Monday through Friday every week. You can see the process of getting copies in the flyer attached to this post!

If you are in need of more than 10 copies however, we have a couple wonderful local businesses that can help you with your copying and printing needs. You can find their information below:


The Ship Yard - J. Vazquez (Veteran Owner/Operator)

Address: 184 Water Street, Oswego NY 13126.

Phone: (315) 216-4863

Fax: (315) 216-6490

E-Mail: theshipyard13126@gmail.com

Website: www.oswegoshipyard.com

Ships via USPS, FedEx, UPS, and DHL.

(Printing: $0.25 per black and white page, $0.45 per color page, $0.20 per copy. Faxing: $2.50 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page. Lamination is available but rates vary depending on the job. You can use the Shipyard as well to send out holiday packages at the best rates.)

Open Monday through Friday, 9am to 6pm, and Saturdays from 9am to 1pm. Closed on Sundays.


Port City Copy Center

Address: 115 West 3rd Street, Oswego NY 13126

Phone: (315) 216-6163

E-Mail: orders@portcitycopycenter.com

Website: www.portcitycopycenter.com

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm.

This business offers printing, copying, oversized printing, photo prints and gifts, and several other services. Please contact the business via phone or email to get a quote on the project(s) that you need done!

A Message from Karen Swartz

To the Oswego Library Community: With COVID-19 as I come to my retirement I miss being able to say good-bye to you all and to thank you for the great joy you gave me as I worked as the children's program coordinator. Goodbye, thank you and keeping reading!

- Ms. Karen


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