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Colvin Center

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The Colvin Center is located on the first floor of ProLiteracy’s headquarters in Syracuse’s Near West Side neighborhood. The Center was designed to provide a space for local organizations and the public take action around literacy. ProLiteracy offers regular programming in the Center, but schedule-permitting, the space is also available for use by other community organizations. Guests are also welcome to use free public wi-fi throughout the Center.

Available space includes:

  • Reading/Resource Area:

    A public workspace and reading area that features multipurpose seating and task tables and a library of materials for a wide variety of patrons.

  • Training Rooms:

    Large multipurpose training rooms equipped with interactive projectors and teleconferencing technology. Laptops are also available for large-group computer-based training. 

  • Common Areas for Special Events:

    Lobby and café space, meeting rooms, and interior and exterior digital display opportunities for promotion of community information and activities.

  • Public Computing Center:

    The Public Computing Center is available for use for workshops and ongoing classes. Capacity ranges from 10-18 workstations depending on the seating arrangement.

Recent events hosted in the Colvin Center include the NorthsideUP Green Train graduation ceremony and the Westside Residents Coalition monthly meeting.

Interested in using our space for your events? Read our Room Usage Guidelines.

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