PO Box 923, 15 Mechanic St., Jordan, NY, 13080 ph: 315 689-3296 FAX 315 689-1231


Our mission: to be the community hub connecting our patrons to the world.


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JORDAN BRAMLEY LIBRARY has ONE (1) position on the Board of Trustees available.  

        Public library Trustees are accountable for the resources of the library as well as to see that the library provides the best possible service to its community.

        Every Trustee makes a personal commitment to contribute the time and energy to faithfully carry out his/her duties and responsibilities effectively and with absolute truth, honor and integrity. From the Handbook for Library Trustees, Trustee Ethics Statement.

The Jordan Bramley Library Board of Trustees will be accepting letters of interest from all interested individuals addressed to:


Board of Trustees

Jordan Bramley Library

15 Mechanic St.

P O Box 923

Jordan NY 13080  

Or speak with Linda Byrnes, Director, at the library. 315 689-3296

ABOUT US........



Monday 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Thursday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Friday 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sunday - closed



We are a member of the OCPL (Onondaga County Public Library) network system. With just a click you can:

Ask a Librarian 24/7.

Search the online catalog.

Search new fiction.

Search new nonfiction.

Access & research databases.

Download audiobooks, e-books, & music.

We also offer the following on premise:

  • Computer gaming - NEW!
  • Color printer
  • Copy & fax machine
  • CD & DVD repair ($1.00 per disc)
  • Electric typewriter
  • Poets Corner - NEW!
  • Public computers
  • Recipe Exchange - NEW!
  • US Postage Stamps - NEW!



New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Day
Presidents Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Thanksgiving Eve [close at 2:00 PM]
Thanksgiving Day

CHRISTMAS: We are closed from the 24th to the 26th & will reopen on Friday, the 27th, at 11:00am.

New Year's Eve [close at 3:00 PM]

Please note:  The library follows the Jordan-Elbridge School District schedule for closings due to inclement weather, snow days, etc. 

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for closing updates.


Friends of Jordan Bramley Library


Friends of Jordan Bramley Library meet on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 12:30 pm in the Community Room.  

Hosting fundraising activities and events throughout the year, the Friends are always looking for volunteers to help make their vision of supporting the library a reality.  

Call 315 689-3296 to find out more about how you can help.

Childrens Room


Let your child unlock their imagination in the Children's Room. A cozy place for children of all ages to explore. With lots of books to read, & character dolls to hold, the Children's Room is the gateway to a lifelong love of reading for your child. 

Summer activities for kiddos are now scheduled. For more details, call the library at, 315 689-3296.

Follow us on Facebook & Twitter for program date & time alerts, or check our Calendar page.

Enroll your child for free books from Dolly Parton's Imagination Library:

Onondaga County residents click here.

Cayuga County residents click here.

Book Nook


Staffed & maintained by Friends of Jordan Bramley Library,  you can obtain used books, from the Book Nook, by way of donation. The Book Nook is open during regular library hours.


 Stop in to see our latest offerings!

Community Room


The Community Room is available for groups up to 65 in number, with a full kitchen, 2 bathrooms, tables and chairs available for your use. A $25.00 charge may apply with a $25.00 security deposit.  

For more details, or to make arrangements, please contact the library at (315) 689-3296

Events and Activities


Classes in paper crafting, the art of quilling, & lessons in painting are just some of the activities offered throughout the year.  Children's programs are offered during the summer. Jordan Open Mic is held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. We have a Spring Rummage Sale, in May, and a Fall Rummage Sale, in October. Annual events include the Annual Book Sale, held at the Jordan Fall Festival, & the Annual Christmas Festival

Click here for dates & times.

Follow us on Facebook & Twitter

Jordan Historical Museum


The Jordan Historical Society Museum is adjacent to the library in the Horace W. Whitley Community Center.  It holds a treasure trove of local history & artifacts. The museum is open on Memorial Day Monday, Holiday Tree Lighting Day, or by appointment.

Call 315 689-3296 to schedule a visit. You won't be sorry you did!


Library Director:  Linda Byrnes

Board of Trustees for 2019: 

  • President / Treasurer: Jan Richardson
  • Vice President: Tim Sullivan
  • Secretary: Loretta Johnson

  • Members: David Bader, Leslie Carlson, and Anna Carlson

The Board of Trustees meet in the Community Room on the 3rd Monday of the month at 6:30 pm. (We do not meet in February or July.)

The Annual Meeting is held in January. 



Board meeting minutes, prior to 2019, are available to the public for review at the check-out desk.


Library policies are available to the public at the check-out desk. They are currently under review, and will be posted online,  for easier public access, as they are updated.


Community Room Policy

Lending Policy

(What Every Borrower Needs to Know)

Sexual Harassment Policy