The library provides access to a wide variety of electronic resources that offer magazines, journals, and newspaper articles; research electronic resources on specific subjects such as literature, art, auto repair, business, health, student resources, and more.

To access these electronic resource, you will need your Farmingdale library card barcode.

Our Top Electronic Resources:

Nassau Digital Doorway (Overdrive)


You can download eBooks and audio books from the comfort of your own home. You will need a Farmingdale Public Library Card to get started.

NoveList Plus


Fiction and non-fiction readers’ advisory service provides reviews and helps you find similar titles.



1790-1930 Census data, books, and articles.

ProQuest Research Library – In Library Use

ProQuest Research Library – At Home Use


Search academic subjects from over 4,000 publications from 1960-present.

Reference USA


Detailed white and yellow page directory information for over 89 million residents and 24 million US businesses including physicians and dentists.

Sesame Street eBooks – In Library Use

Sesame Street eBooks – At Home Use


Is your child/grandchild a fan of Sesame Street? Why not try one of our Sesame Street eBooks!

Consumer Reports


We put products to the test. Helping consumers shop smarter.

New York Times – Historical


Full-text coverage from 1851-2011.

TumbleBook Library


Contains online storybooks for children to listen and read-along to. It also offers a large selection of games and puzzles.