Great Neck Library announces partial reopening of all locations by appointment

As of Aug. 3, services are now available by appointment only at all four Great Neck Library locations (Main Library, Lakeville, Parkville and Station Branches). The hours are Mondays to Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 to 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, go to or 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.

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.

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 same service hours. 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.

All programs will remain virtual. Check the Library’s newsletter, website event listings at, and social media for updates.

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