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2018 Farmingdale Public Library
Budget Vote & Trustee Election Information

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 7:30am-9:00pm

Important Dates:
Deadline to File Petitions for Library Trustee in the Director’s Office: March 12
Applications for Absentee Ballots can be Picked Up at the Library: March 14
Budget Hearing: March 27 at 6:00pm
Library Board Meeting: March 27 at 6:00pm in the Conference Room
Register to Vote and/or Check to See if You are Registered to Vote: March 27 from 4:00pm-8:00pm
Absentee Ballots MUST be Completed and Returned to the Library by April 10 at 5:00pm

The proposed 2018-2019 budget reflects a tax levy increase of 1.98%. If you have any questions, please call the library at 516-249-9090.
For complete budget information, please click here.



Introducing Libby by Overdrive

Libby is the new app from OverDrive that makes borrowing eBooks and audiobooks easier than ever! There is no registration process and no need to choose a format when downloading, simply borrow and start reading or listening!

For more information on the Libby app, click here.



2018 Peeps Diorama Contest

Here’s what you need to do:
1. Create a Peeps diorama to resemble your favorite scene from a book or movie.
2. Drop off your diorama between March 5-March 23.
3. Staff and patrons will vote for their favorite Peeps diorama between March 26-April 2. Voting will also take place on our Facebook page.

Winners will be announced April 3. Good luck!
1st Place for Adults: A gift card to a local restaurant.
1st Place for Kids: A gift card to Charlotte’s and a sweet surprise.
1st Place for Teens: A gift card for Google Play and a sweet surprise.
For UFSD #22 residents only.



2018 Long Island Reads

This year’s book is Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Mike Massimino. You can pick up a copy of this year’s book at the library.

Come meet award winning author Mike Massimino at the Patchogue Theater for Performing Arts on April 15 at 2PM.
For FREE tickets to this event, please click here.

Long Island Reads is sponsored by The Nassau Library System and The Public Libraries of Suffolk County.

For a list of our 2018 Long Island Reads Programs, click here.



Reserve Our Museum Passes Online!

We have two types of passes:

Print on Demand Pass: Passes may be reserved up to two weeks in advance and can be printed from home or at the library. This pass will only be valid for the Date of Visit listed on the confirmation page.

Pick Up/Return Pass: Passes may be reserved online up to two weeks in advance and can be picked up at in the Youth Services Desk at the library. These passes MUST be returned two days after check out to avoid a fine.

To get started, click on the icon.



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Binge Boxes – Hours of Entertainment in an Easy-to-Carry Case!


Each Binge Box contains a collection of themed movies or TV series. Themes include: Superheroes, Game of Thrones, Scandal, Going to the Chapel, Harry Potter, Family Movie Night, Tim Burton, and many more. So break out the popcorn and check one out today!

Our Binge Box Collection




Farmingdale MapToons

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Join Our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Reading Program

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Registration is ongoing for families with children who have not yet started Kindergarten. For UFSD #22 residents only.

This program is designed to encourage reading together. Simply read with your young child and keep track of what you have read in your reading log. When you’ve reached fifty books, bring your reading log to the Children’s Desk for a small prize and a new log. We’ll have stickers, bookmarks, and a few surprises along the way to 1,000 books! 



Roku: A New Way to Watch Movies!

These tiny RokuStickdevices plug right into your TV and allow you to stream video via your broadband wi-fi connection. Through the Roku you’ll gain access to the Library’s VUDU account, which is stocked with the latest movies.

For Farmingdale residents only.

For complete information click here.



Book a Librarian

Need one-on-one assistance? Whether it’s research, finding business, government, or health information, we can help!
To schedule an appointment please call Reference Librarian Stuart Schaeffer at 516-249-9090 ext. 203.




This online tutoring service, connects students to tutors in an online classroom. Users can review and share previous sessions, prepare for a test or practice skills with practice quizzes, use the Princeton Review to prepare for your SAT or ACT and store assignments, class notes and projects while using Tutor.com. Users will be required to have a valid library card number. (For students in Gr. 4-12 & College.)




Notary Service

The library offers a free notary service for the benefit of the residents of our community. It is recommended that you call the library at 516-249-9090 first to check on availability. 

For hours, please call the Reference Desk at 516-249-9090.

Guidelines: notary

  • Do not sign your document in advance.
  • You must supply your own witness.
  • Photo ID required.
  • Document must be in English.