Hours & contact

The History Discovery Center is open again! 

Researchers can access our historical collections on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays between 10 am and 4 pm.  Please note: due to Covid precautions, appointments are required and are limited to one individual (or two individuals from the same household) at a time for a 30-minute period. Properly worn masks are required.  Please call 315-252-2571 or email localhistory@seymourlib.org to make an appointment.

We can assist researchers by phone and email.

To contact the History Discovery Center


315.252.2571 then dial 414 to reach the History Discovery Center. If staff is not available, please leave a message for us.



Email us your comments, questions and requests.

Please note: In making, or asking to have made on your behalf, photocopies/photographs/scans of items from the collection, you agree to the following:

Images and other content reproduced from the collections of the Seymour Library’s History Discovery Center are for viewing, research, and personal use only.

Permission for commercial use or any publication, manipulation, display or distribution must be pre-approved by the Seymour Library.

In the case of copyrighted materials, it is the responsibility of the patron to abide by United States Copyright Law, Title 17 which states that copyrighted materials may not be used “for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.”

Use of any images should include the credit line: “Courtesy of the Seymour Public Library, Auburn, NY.”