BPL provides informational and recreational materials in a variety of formats; including but not limited to books, large print, e-books, audio books, music CDs, downloadable music, DVDs and magazines. Also, free online access to magazine articles, business directories, encyclopedias, and practice tests for employment related exams.
BPL is handicapped accessible. In addition there is a large-type computer with access to the Internet, library catalog as well as word-processing, spreadsheet and database programs, available for use by library patrons. The computer has speech software, large print keyboard, large screen, and magnifier for print materials.
There are 21 computers available, with equipped with software for word processing, database and spreadsheet creation as well as the ability to make signs, invitations, etc. There is Internet access, a color scanner, and (for a nominal fee) a color printer. An electric typewriter is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
There is a community art gallery that features local professional and amateur artists. The library offers tours to school and community groups. Librarians are also available to visit schools and speak to community groups. Arrangements should be made at least two weeks ahead of time. The library offers a wide variety of programs for all ages. They are designed to provide community residents with activities which support their pursuit of personal, educational, and professional interests, as well as cultural, recreational, and leisure activities.
In addition the library maintains a local history room. The local history collection contains historical and genealogical information about Baldwinsville, Clay, Lysander, and Van Buren. It is continually being enhanced so that information about the past, as well as current events may be preserved for future generations.