Cultural Institutions

Cultural Institutions

Jefferson County

Brief Description of the county

Jefferson County is in northeastern New York State, adjacent to the area where the Saint Lawrence River exits Lake Ontario. It is northeast of Syracuse, and northwest of Utica. The county is at the international border with Canada. The Black River, which empties into Lake Ontario, is an important waterway in the county. Part of the Tug Hill Plateau is in the southern part of the county.

The Carthage Free Library will provide current, high demand, high interest material for patrons of all ages. special emphasis is placed on encouraging children to develop an interest in reading and learning, and on providing the community with...

The Crosby Public Library offers a continuously updated collection of books in addition to internet access and other reference resources.

The library offers many educational resources to the community and is a vital information center.

Since 1924 the Dexter Free Library has served as the community's main education center. Today they have added a wealth of online resources to their collection of print books.

The library provides all general library services, including interlibrary loans. The building is also the home of Joanne's Northern Lights Dance Company and the Crossroads Quilters.