Library Events

I said HEY! What's going on?

All Book Groups are on hold for the summmer season.

The Monday morning Current Events Cafe will continue.

Next Up!

Science Book Group--Tuesday June 19, 2:00 pm: Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker PhD

Come to the Fair -- The 63rd annual Come to the Fair will be held on Tuesday, August 7th, Wednesday, August 8th and Thursday, August 9th, from 10 a.m. to 7:00 the Cantwell Community Room of the Saranac Lake Free Library. Hundreds of hardcover and paperback books will be for sale, along with CDs, DVDs, puzzles, games, jewelry, Unique Boutique items and Adirondack Crafts. On Tuesday, Opening Day, baked goods will be for sale. Members Night will be Monday, August 6th, 5 to 7 p.m.



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

The Dickert Room is a smaller conference room with one long table surrounded by the Dickert Wildlife Collection. Ideal for smaller groups and meetings of 12 or less, it is a comfortable quiet space on the lower level of the Library Building. More information on the Dickert Wildlife Collection HERE.

Adirondack Experience

Library patron pass available for 50% discount on family admissions, up to 4 adults or 2 adults & all children 17 and under. Children under 5 are free.


The Adirondack Experience

Pass available for patrons, $7 admission per person up to 4 guests.

Echo Center
The Wild Center

We have free passes available for checkout with your library card! Good for two adults and two children, first come first serve, one pass per family.

The Wild Center


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

Phone: (518) 891-4190

Hours of Service

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:  10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday Hours:

September - May: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Memorial Day - Labor Day: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

We are closed for the following holidays:

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