Serving Herkimer, NY since 1895

We are a place that serves our community in its pursuit of knowledge, information, and personal growth.


We have a variety of museum and park passes available to check out.
Each pass has a loan period of 4 days and must be picked up at and returned to the Basloe Library.
Overdue fees are $2.00 per day. The passes can be renewed once.
Below is a current list of our available passes.
Click on the logos to learn more about each establishment.

Free admission for 1 vehicle at any New York State Park.

Free admission for 4 people or 1 vehicle at select Onondaga County Parks.

(Beaver Lake Nature Center, Highland Forest, Jamesville Beach Park, Rosamond Gifford Zoo, Oneida Shores Park, Pratt’s Falls Park)

50% off admission for 4 adults AND 6 children at Fort Rickey Discovery Zoo.

Free admission for 2 adults (children always free) AND member discounts at the gift shop at Munson and reciprocol institutions.

(Albany Institute of History & Art, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Arnot Art Museum, Burchfield Penney Art Center, The Children’s Museum of Science and Technology, Everson Museum of Art, FASNY Museum of Firefighting, The Frederic Remington Art Museum, Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Herbert F. Johnson Musuem of Art, The Hyde Collection, Irish American Heritage Museum, MiSci, The New York Historical Society, Roberson Museum & Science Center, Rockwell Museum of Western Art, Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, Shaker Museum and Library)

50% off admission for 4 adults and 6 children at Utica Zoo.

More passes are available at other Mid York libraries. A full list of passes and guidelines can be found below.