Take a Book-Leave a Book


As part of Onondaga County's ongoing Literacy Initiative, Parks is excited to announce the "Take a Book • Leave a Book" program. Park visitors will have the opportunity to combine two wonderful activities, enjoying the great outdoors and reading a good book. 

This free program will enable visitors to pick from a varied selection of books found in outdoor bookcases at several different parks. Readers are invited to enjoy the book in the park, or take it with them, and either return that book or another* to any of the park locations listed below. There is no charge to participate in the program, although regular park admission rates, where applicable, apply.

Participating Parks Location of Bookcase
Highland Forest Skyline Lodge entrance
Onondaga Lake Park Griffin Visitor Center - lakeside entrance

Questions or comments? Please email us at parks@ongov.net.

Thank you to Liverpool Library, and their patrons, for the donation of books. 
Click here to learn about donating books to the library.

*Please help us keep our bookshelves family friendly by not leaving inappropriate material. 

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