SUNY Oswego extends library privileges to county’s secondary educators, students

OSWEGO — Penfield Library at SUNY Oswego is extending borrowing privileges to Oswego County K-12 educators and high school students. Complimentary library cards will give them access to college-level research resources, services and collections.

All county educators are welcome to apply for a complimentary library card by visiting the library’s circulation policy page.  The link’s URL is

High school students who are engaged in high-level research with educators and are likely to benefit from the use of SUNY Oswego’s rich research collection are also welcome to apply for a card.

Referral by a school librarian is required for complimentary student cards.

Visitors to SUNY Oswego who are planning to use a campus parking lot need a parking permit.

Information on visitor parking is available at or 315-312-3227.

About Penfield Library

Penfield Library has a circulating collection of over 450,000 print books and has in-library access to more than 100 proprietary databases and 85,000 electronic books and government documents.

Highlights of the library’s collection include

* the Teaching Resource Center, a current collection of professional development and instructional material

* the Young Adult Collection of classic and contemporary fiction and non-fiction titles

* the Children’s Collection, a broad selection of classic and contemporary children’s books with many titles related to multicultural awareness and diversity.

Specialist librarians are also available to assist with research questions and projects.

Educators and high school students may learn more about complimentary borrowing by calling Penfield Library’s Carol Carter at 315-312-2560 or librarians at 315-312-4267.