Due to construction work that will impact the temporary Library space, the Library will be CLOSED Thursday, December 26 through Saturday, December 28, 2019. Library staff will be available via telephone from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday.
Due to construction, the Library will now re-open on Monday, October 28, 2019. Please read this notice for additional details.
The Library will close for two weeks beginning Monday, October 7. The Library will reopen on the west side as soon as possible, but as of now, it will open on Monday, October 21.
Programs will continue as scheduled at the various locations.
Star Wars Day is on Saturday, October 12 and will be held at the Samanea Mall from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
You’ll be able to pick up your holds at the Samanea Mall on October 12th from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and on Sunday, October 13th from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
For those who already have booked museum passes, the Library will honor those reservations and you will be contacted directly to arrange for pickup.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call the Library. Staff will be answering phones.
We’re back! A smaller version of the Library is in full swing after being closed for a bit. A portion of the collection has been relocated (to storage) and a wall has been erected to create a “West Wing.” For the bulk of its renovation, this west side will be the home of the Library. Operations will shift to the “West Wing” sometime in October.
The Library will be open the same hours as before. It is currently operating on Summer hours:
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wed: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sun: Closed. The Library will resume Sunday hours in October.
As a result of the construction, Library programs have moved to a number of different locations throughout the community. Please consult the Library’s current newsletter or Events Calendar for details.
The Library’s Get Your Geek On technology assistance program will continue at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m.
Please be advised that the East Meadow Avenue entrance is closed. You’ll need to utilize the Front Street driveway until further notice.
Computing resources are limited to Google Chromebooks, which are a type of laptop. The Library’s free Wi-Fi is still up and running. Electrical outlets are severely limited and quiet study rooms are unavailable during the renovation period.
Some good news: The Library now subscribes to a number of video on demand resources! Find out more by visiting https://eastmeadow.info/electronic-resources/video/.
A major renovation and expansion of the Library is about to begin! The last day of library service will be Saturday, June 22 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Please consult the When do you intend to close the library and for how long? flyer for information regarding the Library closure relating to the first phase of construction. This first closure is expected to last approximately four weeks.
On March 7, East Meadow School District residents voted to approve a joint School District/Public Library capital project bond referendum by a vote of 2,031 Yes to 835 No. Thank you for your support!
Information on the proposed Library project can be found at http://www.eastmeadow.info/about-the-library/renovations/