Donate to the Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library is a not-for-profit organization, staffed completely by unpaid volunteers. The money they raise funds library programs and special needs.

Main Library
Carnegie Book Spines

Get a Book Spine at the Carnegie Library

You may purchase an engraved leather book spine engraved with a customized message that will be placed in the Carnegie Library. The proceeds from the book spines go to the Friends of the Library, and are used to maintain the historic Carnegie Library.

Book Donations

The Friends of the Library accept donations of books, current magazines, CDs, DVDs, and videogames on Saturdays between 11:30am-2:30 pm.

When you’re dropping off donations, please ring the doorbell at the staff entrance at the rear of the building (by the red bricks) and a staff member will take the books.

If you need to come at another time, please call Brian Schwartz at 631-654-4700, x234 to make an appointment to drop off your donations.

We cannot accept:
Damaged, stained, or moldy items – or anything with a strong odor.
· Reference books (encyclopedias, atlases, almanacs) published before 2019
· Magazines published before 2019 (including National Geographic)
· VHS or Cassette tapes