About the Carnegie
Carnegie Libraries, as institutions of lifelong learning, and as architectural landmarks, are significant in the history and culture of modern America. The Carnegie Library, located in Patchogue, was the first of only two ever built in Suffolk County (the other being Northport Public Library, now home to Northport Historical Society). On all of Long Island, a Carnegie Library was built in Rockville Centre, but is now an office complex. The Patchogue-
The Teen Center at the Patchogue-Medford Carnegie Library is intended for after school use 2:30 pm-8:30 pm Monday-Friday and Saturday 11:30 am-5:30 pm, and Sundays from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Summer and school vacation hours are 11:30 am-8:30 pm, Mon-Sat. The majority of the Teen fiction and graphic novel collection is in the Carnegie Library, but popular titles are available in both buildings.