Library Services FAQ

Reference staff is available at the reference desk during library hours to help you with your questions. During library hours, questions can be answered by phone by asking for the reference desk at either building. After hours, questions can be submitted via email at library@nenpl.org.

Library programs, activities, and services are described in our award-winning newsletter, The Library. The newsletter is mailed to all households in the library district each month, and copies are available in the Library. A special large print version is available in both library buildings.  A PDF version of the newsletter is available here. Program information is also available on our online calendar.

No. The Library does offer an updated list of local locations offering the service.

Libraries in the Town of Huntington occasionally offer document shredding services.

See the list of public libraries in the Town of Huntington for contact information and upcoming shredding event schedules.

Some shredding services may be limited to a library's patrons. Please call individual libraries for shredding guidelines.

 

Libraries in the Town of Huntington occasionally offer on-site unused/expired medicine collection events for our patrons.

Please note:

  • Browse a list of public libraries in the Town of Huntington
  • Some libraries may have specific rules or guidelines for their medicine collection dates.
  • All dates and times are subject to change.
  • It is recommended that you call individual libraries to confirm the details before traveling to a location.

 

The community rooms are also available for use by non-profit community groups. There is no charge for community room use, but activities must meet Library guidelines and reservations are required. Click here to request a meeting room. Please contact the Community Services Department for further information.

Tutorial Rooms, located on the mezzanine in each library, may be reserved for literacy and other non-profit tutoring. The Tutorial Rooms are equipped with a DVD for instructional use.

The Quiet Study Room on the mezzanine at Northport and the Learning Center in the East Northport Library are designed for individual quiet study. An additional Quiet Study room is available at the lower level of the Northport building. Click here for tutorial guidelines.

Library activities and community events are posted on the community bulletin boards located in both Library buildings. Space is also available for postings by non-profit groups and organizations. If you wish to post a notice, complete a Request to Post form available at either the Circulation Desk or the Reference Desk.

Books, audiovisual materials, and other items, whether new or used, may be donated to either library location. Materials not selected for use in the Library's collection will be sold at Library book sales. A letter of acknowledgement will be sent, and we will state the number of items donated if requested.

Both Library buildings are accessible to people with disabilities. Visually-enhanced computer equipment and assistive listening devices are available.  Please ask a Librarian about other special equipment, or let us know in advance if you require any special accommodations to participate in Library programs and activities. Visit our Accessibility page for more information.