Collecions marked with * are shelved separately.
*Staff Picks Display
Fiction Readalikes (collection guide)
*Large Print (coming soon)
*Mystery (coming soon)
*Fantasy (coming soon)
*Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga
Gentle Reads (coming soon)
Jewish Fiction (coming soon)
Humorous Ficiton (coming soon)
Historical (collection guide)
Horror (coming soon)
*Urban Fiction (coming soon)
Local Interest (collection guide)
Parenting (coming soon)
Career Resources (coming soon)
Health & Exercise (coming soon)
Writing Resources (collection guide)
House & Home (collection guide)
Travel (coming soon)
Women's Issues (coming soon)
Business (coming soon)
Digital Creation (coming soon)
STEM Resource Guide (collection guide)
Practical Making & DIY (collection guide)
Understanding News Media (collection guide)
Advocating for Children with Special Needs (coming soon)
Inter-Library Loan (ILL) to libraries outside of OCPL is provided on request. Patrons can make ILL requests from home by following these instructions: Patron-Initiated ILL Instructions
The link for the ILL request catalog is here: http://onondagacountypl.on.worldcat.org
References Services are available in-person, by phone: (315) 446-3578, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville is currently seeking adult volunteers for several initiatives. The library is looking for volunteers, 18 years old or older, who are depend-able, detail-oriented, able to work independently, and able to work at least 4 hours a week. If you are interested in volunteering at the library, please fill out the Adult Volunteer Interest Form linked below and email or bring it to the library.
Adult Volunteer Interest Form
Collecions marked with * have browsing stickers.
*Fantasy (collection guide)
*Historical (collection guide)
*Horror (collection guide)
*Mystery (collection guide)
*Romance (collection guide)
*Science Fiction (collection guide)
*Sports (collection guide)
Books to Movies (collection guide)
Diverse Characters (collection guide)
Humor (collection guide)
*LGBT (collection guide)
Mental Health (collection guide)
The Vault, a space just for Teens at the Library offers teen collections of books, magazines and audiobooks, as well as a space for 6th - 12th graders to hang out do work, play games and so much more! 4 public computers an a catalog of the library's collection are also available in The Vault.
The Vault features a collection of popular Board Games that can be borrowed and taken home!
The library is looking for teen volunteers, 16 years old or older, who are depend-able, detail-oriented, able to work independently, and able to work at least 4 hours a week. This can count towards community service credit for student activities and graduation requirements. Please fill out the Teen Volunteer Interest Form linked below and return it to the library.
Teen Volunteer Interest Form
The Children's Area has a dedicated Children's Prgramming Room, the Childrens Collections and the Children's Discovery Center. The Library has play stations for trains, legos, a kitchen area, and a puppet theater in the Discovery Center. The Library has a NEW collection of Launchpad tablets which have oerfectly curated apps about certain topics. The Library offers iPads and computers to use in the Discovery Center that let kids be the pilot, controlling their own aventures and avenues of learning.
The library offers weekly Storytimes and regular activities for children of all ages!
Thanks to a $20,000 NYS Special Legislative Grant sponsored by (then) Assemblyman Sam Roberts, the Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville is circulating collections of kid-friendly science, math, and engineering equipment, materials, and resources, all packaged with easy, do-it-yourself activities and directions. The “Discovery To Go” (DTG) collection is designed to allow families to explore and play at home or in the library. The science collection includes items such as microscopes, a telescope, fossil and rock collections, weather stations, and medical models. The engineering collection includes kits and technology that encourage budding inventors to explore robotics, create sustainable energy models, and discover properties of light and sound with electronics. The collection’s math games and gadgets help clarify math functions for young children in a visual and tactile way. Books and media on relevant topics supplement the collection and support learning and teaching.Download the Comprehensive Discovery To Go Catalog
|Wolfe Introductory Stereomicroscope||Stereo Microscope: Tips and Tricks Video by Carolina|
|Celestron FirstScope 76mm Reflector Telescope||Introductory Video by antiprotons|
|Snap Circuits Pro
Snap Circuits: Light
Snap Circuits: Sound
|Makey Makey||Simple Piano on Scratch
Super Mario on Scratch
Follow the Lights on Scratch
Line Drawing on Scratch
Drum Machine on Scratch
About this service:
Catch up on past seasons of your favorite shows or discover your next favorite movie with Netflix on the Roku streaming devices, which are available to check out at the Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville. If you have a TV and wireless network in your home, just plug in the Roku to your TV, connect it to your wi-fi and start watching Netflix content. You can search for a specific title or browse through the categories on the Netflix home screen. Along with Netflix, the Roku has 25 other channels with some free content including news, fitness, science, and kids channels. See the full list above.
Roku streaming video devices go out for 3 weeks. You must be 18 or older with a CLD&J library card in good standing with less than $15.00 in fines and fees. There are no renewals or holds for the Roku streaming video devices.
Libby / OverDrive
Libby is an easy-to-use app for tablets and smartphones that gives patrons access to our digital book collection through OverDrive. You cand find ebooks, audiobooks, and other media and can download your items to your device to read or listen off-line. OverDrive can also be used with the Kindle Reading App.
Get the Libby App
Hoopla is a second digital content service that the library provides. It suppliments our other collections and has great benefits including a wonderful music album colelction, graphic novels & comics, audobooks, and ebooks that you won't find in OverDrive.
Get the Hoopla App
Lynda.com provides comprehensive video tutorials from experts on all computer-related topics. Learn how to work with your new creative software, practice skills with helpful hints from knowledgible people, and find answers to accomplish your next big digital project.
Get the Lynda App
With our MobilePrint Service and PrinterOn, you can use your personal computer or mobile device to print to the library’s printers from anywhere. Simply submit documents for printing and come to the library to release and pick up your document using your library card.
Get the PrinterOn App
Discover a reader's paradise of book reccomendations, book club discussion questions, and more! All for free and at your fingertips!
Visit this link to start
A handy tool for book readalikes, series, and similar author info. Novelist recommendations and ratings are imbedded in our catalog.
Click here to go to Novelist