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How do I get to the library?

Complete directions, as well as an Interactive map, can be found by clicking here. [go back]

How do I take out a Museum Adventure Pass?

Reserve your Museum Adventure online, in person at the Welcome Desk, or by telephone at 631-588-5024. The Museum Adventure Pass grants you and your family free access to many popular museums in NYC and on Long Island. Click to access the library's Museum Adventure reservation page:

Museum Passes

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How do I search for a book, movie, etc.?

Click here to access the library online catalog. [go back]

How do I sign up for workshops and programs?

The Library offers a wide variety of workshops and programs for all age groups. To sign up for a program, click on Register for a Program and search by either program title or code.

Register for a Program

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How do I support the library?

A donation to the Sachem Public Library is an excellent way to enhance and enrich library services for the entire Sachem community. Your gift will help to ensure the continued excellence of an institution devoted to promoting every individual's desire for knowledge and creative fulfillment.

There are many ways in which you can help the Library continue to grow:

  • DonateA gift of cash
  • A monetary contribution to the Honor and Memorial Program
  • A donation of furnishings
  • A donation of print or non-print materials
  • A donation of other types of property
  • A bequest

The Charitable Contributions brochure is available at the Welcome Desk.

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How do I get a library card?

Click here to find out what you need to get a Sachem Public Library card, and what services you can access with your card.

Click here to get a temporary card that you can use for limited access to our online services. [go back]

How do I find out about my library account?

Learn all about your library account by clicking here. [go back]

How do I apply to use a meeting room?

Click here for our meeting room policies and click here to download an application form. [go back]

How do I use my laptop in the library?

Sachem Public Library is a WiFi hotspot. Bring your laptop power it up and be online. For those needing an Ethernet connection, the Library has wired study tables in the Quiet Study area. Ask for a cable at the Technology Center or bring your own standard cable. [go back]

How do I get a job at the library?

Applications for part-time employment are available at all public service desks as well as downloadable for the link below. Applications are kept on file for 3 months. In general, the library employs part-timers in the positions of librarian, custodian, clerk and page. (Download part-time application)

Full-time positions employees are hired from Civil Service job title lists. For more information on Civil Service, inquire at Reference or click the link: http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/departments/civilservice.aspx [go back]

How do I contact the Director?

Neely McCahey, the Director, may be reached:

By Phone at: 631-588-5024
By e-mail at: Neely.McCahey@SachemLibrary.org
By mail at: 150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook, NY 11741

How do I take out an eBook Reader?

Reserve your eBook Reader using the Library's online catalog, in-person at the Reference Desk, or by phone at 631-588-5024. The Library's eBook Readers contain New York Times bestselling titles, classics of literature and other popular titles. Borrowers must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid Sachem Public Library card. Pick up your eBook Reader at the Main Circulation Desk when it is ready. Click here for more information.

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