Museum Pass

There is so much to do in New York State. Start your vacation at one our state parks. Parish Public Library offers the use of the Empire State Pass. Any patron with a valid NCLS Library card can use the pass for one week. The pass must be picked up and returned to the Parish Public Library. Guidelines for the Empire Pass must be followed.

Empire State Pass Guidelines


Available for use is the pass for the Children’s Museum of Oswego. The pass accommodates up to 5 individuals from the same household.

Please check their website for hours and guidelines.

The museum is located at 7 West Bridge Street, Oswego


This pass admits 2 adults at $10 each and 4 children (thru the age of 17) for Free!. Tickets must be reserved online or by phone. Check for programs, hours and guidelines

All passes circulate for 1 week. They must be returned to the Parish Public Library on time! There is an overdue charge of $2.00 per day for overdue passes. If any pass is lost or damaged, the user will be charged the replacement fee.

Copies, Fax and Scanning

Copies 25 cents per page.

Faxing: To send a fax is $1.00 per page. To receive a fax is 20 cents per page. Our fax number is (315)625-7130.



Program Details

Thanks to the generous support of the Literacy Coalition of Oswego County and United Way of Greater Oswego County, the Parish Public Library is proud to be part of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library—a FREE program that provides books to children from birth until their fifth birthday, available to families regardless of their income. This early literacy initiative encourages parents/guardians and children to read together and share the love of reading!

Each month, a high quality and age-appropriate book will be mailed in your child’s name directly to their home. They can look forward to new and exciting reading adventures from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

Who Is Eligible?

All children in Oswego County, from birth until their fifth birthday.

What Are My Responsibilities?

1. Submit an official registration form, with phone number and email address, filled out by the parent or guardian. Forms are available at the Parish Public Library, or enroll online here.

2. Notify United Way of Greater Oswego County any time your address changes.* Books are mailed to the address listed on the registration form. If the child’s address changes, you must contact United Way at 315-593-1900, ext. 5, or email

*If the new address is outside of Oswego County, the child will transfer to another affiliation’s program if available or will be removed from the program.

3. Read with your child!

When Will I Receive Books?

Within eight to ten weeks after your registration form has been received.

How Can I Help?

Do you know a preschool child in Oswego County who is not receiving books from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library? Give their parents/guardians a brochure and registration form, and encourage them to fill it out or enroll online. Telling them about this FREE program can make a huge difference in their future and the future of our community. If you know of a business, organization or individual who would like to donate funds to support this program, please contact:

United Way of Greater Oswego County

1 South First Street

Fulton, NY 13069

(315) 593-1900, ext. 5,

Please make checks payable to “United Way of Greater Oswego County” with a memo for “Imagination Library of Oswego County”.

Enroll online here