The Great Neck Library is available to the community in-person with limited services and hours, and virtually (online) with a wide array of programs.
Services are available by appointment only at all four Great Neck Library locations (Main Library, Lakeville, Parkville and Station Branches). The hours are Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4:30 p.m.
All patrons over the age of two must wear a mask or will not be allowed access to the buildings.
The following services are available by appointment only: Reader’s Advisory with a Reference, Young Adult or Children’s Librarian; Use of copiers or scanner; Circulation questions and library card registration; Media Librarian for assistance with OverDrive/Libby, Hoopla, RBDigital, and Kanopy. These appointments are 15 minutes in length. Appointments for Computer use, time with a STEM Librarian (Main only) or a Levels member (Main only) will be 30 minutes in length.
To schedule an appointment, go to greatnecklibrary.org or picktime.com/greatnecklibrary. Choose your library location and service, and select a date and time that works best for you. You may also call (516) 466-8055 to make appointments at the Main Library; Lakeville Branch: ext. 231/232; Parkville: ext. 273; and Station at ext. 233/234/235. The last appointment is 15 minutes before closing.
There will be no browsing and the following will not be made available: seating, study areas, tutoring spaces, meeting rooms, newspapers, magazines, toys, puzzles, computers, iPads, and tutors in the Children’s Room.
Curbside pickup for items is still available during the Library’s current service hours. Place holds on items using the Library’s online catalog, or by calling the Reference or Children’s Departments. Patrons will be called once their items are ready. There are no email notifications at this time. Holds will be held for 3 days, after which time they will be cancelled. All returned items must be quarantined for 4 days before they can be checked in. You will not see them removed from your account until this time frame. For more information, call Reserves at ext. 223. Hardcopy Museum Passes will not be made available at this time.
All returned items must be left in the book drops. Please do not bring them into the building.
Patrons will not be permitted in the buildings without a mask. For the safety of all, please follow all guidelines and procedures.
Check the Library’s newsletter, website at greatnecklibrary.org, and social media for updates and event listings.