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Saranac Lake Free Library is here to provide educational and information services traditional of a community library to residents of the greater Saranac Lake region.

As an Association Library chartered by the State of New York, we are an incorporated membership organization.

The Library is open to all residents and visitors to the region, without qualification or restrictions and cooperates as appropriate with other educational institutions and citizen or service organizations of parallel purpose within our region.

In all policy and procedural matters we conform to regulations and standards established by the State of New York and operate as a member of the Clinton-Essex-Franklin-Library System.



Equity of Access

Intellectual Freedom





Cantwell Room

Maximum occupancy: 120  

The Cantwell Room is a conference room on the lower level of the Library building. It is great for large group activities and meetings. More information on space use and rental HERE

Dickert Room

More information on the Dickert Wildlife Collection HERE.


Address: Saranac Lake Free Library
109 Main Street
Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Phone: (518) 891-4190

Email: info@SLFL.org

Hours of Service

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday  10:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday  10:00am - 2:00pm


We are closed for the following holidays:

New Year's Day, MLK Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day Weekend, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day Weekend, Indigenous Peoples Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day