The Staff and Trustees of the East Islip Public Library are dedicated to serving the educational cultural and intellectual needs of the communities of East Islip, Islip terrace and Great River.
-Adapted: December 15, 1992
Library Director: Guy EdwardsHours:
Library Off-Site Book Returns:
For your convenience, we have two book drops out in the community. One is on the corner of Harrison Avenue and Main Street, around the corner from St. Mary's Church and the other is on Carleton Avenue near Karp Drive and across from Suffolk Glass.
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381 East Main Street East Islip, NY 11730
From the West:
Northern State Parkway or Long Island Expressway East to Sagtikos Parkway.
Sagtikos Parkway South to Southern State Parkway (bear left at junction). Southern State Parkway East (bear right) to exit 45 West (Montauk Highway). Entrance to the library’s side parking lot is directly across from parkway exit ramp (behind the church).
|New Books||14 Days||$ .10||$ 5.00|
|New Audio Books||14 Days||$ .05||$ 5.00|
|Books||28 Days||$ .05||$ 3.00|
|Audio Bks/Playaways||14 Days||$ .05||$ 5.00|
|Electronic Devices||14 days||$ 1.00||$ 10.00|
|Music CDs||7 days||$ .05||$ 3.00|
|Language Cassettes||14 days||$ .05||$ 5.00|
|Children's Music CDs||14 days||$ .05||$ 3.00|
|Children's AV Kits||14 days||$ .10||$ 5.00|
|DVD's||3/7 days||$1.00||$ 10.00|
|Videos||7 days||$1.00||$ 10.00|
|Paperback Books||28 days||$ .05||$ 3.00|
|Magazines||7/28 days||$ .05||$ 3.00|
|Children's Big Books||14 days||$ .10||$ 53.00|
|Pamphlets||28 days||$ .05||$ 3.00|
|Museum Passes||1 days||$ 20.00||$ 200.00|
The East Islip Public Library is a Federal Government Depository for Suffolk County. The majority of the collection is stored and maintained at the Suffolk Cooperative Library System.
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At the Circulation Center you may apply for a new card, replace a lost one, or update your current card. Library cards are free of charge to all residents and taxpayers of East Islip, Islip Terrace and Great River.
You will need to fill out an application and provide two (2) forms of valid identification, such as:
Children from birth to grade 6 are eligible for their own library cards with the signature of a parent or guardian.
Teens from grade 7 to 17 years of age can apply for their own card, but still require parental permission for video and DVD privileges and unrestricted Internet access.