Public Library | Oneonta, New York | Huntington Memorial Library

In response to COVID-19, the library is open with limited capacity. Click here for important resources and library services.

LIBRARY HOURS: Mon – Wed, 9:00 – 8:00 pm | Thurs – Fri, 9:00 – 5:30 | Sat, 9:00 – 4:00 pm

Getting a Library Card:
All residents of Broome, Chenango, Delaware, or Otsego counties are eligible for a library card and the Patron Registration Policy can be found HERE. Your library card is free with the following proof of identification:

  • Adults – To obtain a library card, individuals 16 and older must provide photo identification and current address.
  • Children – Children under 16 may receive library cards if photo identification and current address can be provided by a parent/guardian. The parent/guardian will sign the card application to acknowledge responsibility for their children’s account.

Please print and fill out the appropriate paper application form below and bring it to the library to complete the application process.

Youth Application Form (15 years old and younger)

Adult Application Form (16 years old and older)

Getting an e-card:
You can now apply for an e-card to access HML’s digital services. You can convert this card to one with full privileges to borrow from the physical collection by bringing in photo identification and proof of address.

Material  Policies View the Circulation Policy 2021 to learn about loan periods, interlibrary loans, reserves, fines and more.

View our Material Selection Policy. You may request reconsideration of library materials by completing the Request for Reconsideration of Library Materials form that will be reviewed by the Library Director and/or the Library Board of Trustees.

Behavior Policy
Please review our Behavior Policy 2018

Internet Access:
We have seven Internet computers available for patron use. The computers are also connected to a color printer. To use a computer please sign up at the front desk or call in advance. You may sign up for two time slots per day. Wi-Fi is available. Please read our complete Wireless Internet Connection Policy and our Computer Policy 2021.

Printing/Copying/Faxing Costs

printing – 25 cents per page.
copying – 20 cents per page.
faxing – 25 cents per page.

3D Printing Policy
View the 3D Printing Policy

Children in the Library Policy
Children in the Library Policy

Meeting Room:
Community Room Policy
Fill out a Community Room Reservation Form
The meeting room may be reserved for use by educational, civic, cultural, and governmental groups when no admission charge is made. Interested parties may fill out an application form (also available at the library). Please stop at the library or call for further information regarding the use of our meeting room.

Huntington Park Use:
The Huntington Park was donated by the Huntingtons for the quiet enjoyment of the community.  The community is welcome to utilize the park during daylight hours and must adhere to the City of Oneonta’s Code of Behavior and the Library Park Use Policy and Application.

Video Surveillance Policy:
Video cameras are located throughout the library and park for the safety of our patrons, staff, and the building. More details of the policy can be found by clicking on the heading.

Gifts and Donation Policy
View the Gifts and Donation Policy

Displaying Art
View the policy for displaying art at Huntington

Library Closings
The Library closes for the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans’ Day – 2018 Observed (November 12th)
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday After Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Eve Day
  • New Year’s Day

Open Hours:
Monday to Wednesday –
9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Thursday to Friday – 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Saturday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Review Your Account & Our Catalog

To search the library system for books, digital books, DVD’s or to manage your account using your Library Card Number and Pin/Password please use the link below. From here you will be able to search terms and choose the library location best for you.