Seneca Falls Library

47 Cayuga Street
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
Phone: 315-568-8265

Seneca Falls Library


The Seneca Falls Library is located in the heart of New York State in the Finger Lakes region.  The mission of the Seneca Falls Library is to serve the community’s educational, informational and leisure needs through the provision of literary materials, programs, meeting venues and multimedia services.  The Seneca Falls Library houses over 25,000 books and other materials including the Roberta Halden local history collection.

Seneca Falls Library is a member of the South Central Regional Library Council.


1961 cover of Aqua Festival program

Programs, photographs and newspaper clippings of the Seneca Falls Aqua Festival, held annually in the 1960s.

Bill from A. O. Norcott

Materials about the Cayuga and Seneca Canal from the 1840s and 1850s.

map of Seneca Falls with inset drawing of Goulds Pumps

A scrapbook compiled from newspaper clippings covering the business of Gould's Pumps.

Scrapbook collection

Scrapbooks compiled by Roberta Halden, composed largely of newspaper clippings, and organized by year.

Cover of the scrapbooks

A scrapbook about the history of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Seneca Falls.  Compiled by Town Historian Roberta Halden.

Clippings from 1960 through 1974, page 3

Historical pamphlets and ephemera about Seneca Falls, New York.