Our book sale continues to run until Sat, Aug 13th at the Poplar Ridge Firehouse. For all days and times of the 2022 books sale please visit Book Sale. Starting Wed, Aug 10th all books will be half price for Wed/Thurs/Fri with $5 bag sale on Sat.

Strong arms and vehicles are needed to move books to Ithaca (Esty St) on Wednesday, August 17th. We will meet at the Poplar Ridge Firehouse at 9:00 AM to load vehicles and transport them in a caravan. Please contact the library at 315-364-7975 or e-mail librarian@hazardlibrary.org if you are able to assist with moving the books.

We are in need of someone to coordinate our sale in 2023. Please contact us if you are interested in assisting in this way or would like more information. 315-364-7975 or librarian@hazardlibrary.org

Summer Reading is here! Stop in to register and receive a coupon for a free book at our book sale. Tuesdays at 10:00 AM we have Science on the Lawn and Thursdays at 10:00 AM we have Ukulele Camp. All programs are free and open to all ages. Our full schedule and the reading log can be found at https://www.hazardlibrary.org/home/summer-reading-programs/.


You can see what we have added to our shelves during the past 6 months by visiting New Materials



Stop in to find out about our plans to relocate the library to Opendore and to see our building plans.



Hazard Library is here to serve you!

Masks are optional at this time.


  • Tuesday 9-12, 2-7  
  • Thursday 9-12, 2-7
  • Saturday 9-1    
We get deliveries of interlibrary loan books each Monday and Thursday afternoon.

We are looking for new Library Board Trustees from the Towns of Genoa, Ledyard, Scipio, and Venice.  Please contact the library if you have interest or would like some more information.

Our next board meeting will be held on Monday August 15th at 6:30 PM on the Library Lawn.  This is a change in date and location. All meetings are open to the public. The minutes of our June meeting can be found here.

Save the date: The book sale will be held from Sat July 30 – Sat Aug 13! 2 full weeks again this year! Book Sale Dates and Times

The storage bins located at the southern end of the Old Emily Howland School in Sherwood are now open!

Please DO NOT leave donations on the library porch. 


Southern Cayuga Book Club

Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM at Opendore (2978 State Route 34B). 

Please e-mail us at librarian@hazardlibrary.org for information on how to join us.

Our July meeting has be rescheduled to June 29th. We will be reading “The Thursday Murder Club” by Richard Osman.

Please contact us at the library if you would like a copy reserved for you.

Reading Selections 2022


Preschool Story Hour

Story Hour meets each Tuesday at 9:30 AM when SCCS is in session.  All children who have not yet entered kindergarten and their caregivers are invited to join us.

We will begin Story Hour for the 2022-2023 school year on Tuesday, September 13.

Please call 315-364-7975 for more information and to let us know you are coming.

                                                                    Health Care Navigator @ Hazard Library

  • Do you need health insurance?
  • Do you need help using the NY State of Health Marketplace?
  • Do you have questions about your health insurance?
You can call 315-255-1703 x159 if you would like to speak to a Health Care Navigator to assist you with your health insurance.

   Please contact the library for more information or to make an appointment to speak with him.