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Information Services

The library is continually updating and adding to its diverse collection of materials available to our patrons – Books, Audiobooks, Magazines, Entertainment and Instructional DVDs, Music CDs, and Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks.

We also offer a variety of Programs and Services: Fitness Classes (Yoga, Pilates, & Tai Chi), Educational Seminars, Workshops, Music Performances, Book Discussion GroupsAccess to Online Databases, Computers for Patron Use, Wireless Internet Access, Scanner, Copier, Fax machine, and Notary Public services (M-F; best to call ahead).

Looking for something and can’t find it? See or call our Information Services Librarians! They are more than happy to assist you, and have access to a variety of resources. Need something that is not in our library? We will be happy to borrow it for you through Interlibrary Loan.

For more information on our local history resources, visit the Special Collections page.

Oct 2015

FYI Friday: Oversize Books Overflow with Information

Everyone knows that the Library features great collections of both fiction and nonfiction books. But did you know that we have a separate section for the larger nonfiction books that won’t fit on our regular shelves?


Featured Display: Haunted America

Get hyped for Halloween with some spooky, scary, and spine-chilling tales of haunted places around America! Our “Haunted America” display features books with true stories of ghosts and haunted houses, including several on Long Island hauntings.


Featured Display: Exploring Mars

Did you love the new movie The Martian, or the book by Andy Weir it’s based on? Then come check out our display of books and movies, both fiction and nonfiction, on the exploration of Mars!

Oct 2015

2015 National Book Awards Longlist

The National Book Foundation announced the longlist of nominees for the 2015 National Book Awards, which celebrate the best of American literature. The National Book Award finalists will be announced on October 14 and the winners will be announced on November 18.

Oct 2015

FYI Friday: Photography Programs and Resources

Among the many programs the Library hosts are the occasional instructional ones, such as learning to cook, use a computer, or download eBooks. But did you know that we also sometimes offer lessons on learning photography? This fall, professional photographer John Spoltore will be teaching three photography programs here at the Library.

Sep 2015

Stand with the Banned – Banned Books Week 2015

September 27 to October 3 is Banned Books Week! Stand with the banned and celebrate your freedom to read by checking out a frequently banned and/or challenged book, whether one of the classics or a more recent title.


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