The North Shore Public Library is open. The Library is open for lobby pickup or in the building use. Call to schedule appointments or sign in at the door for material pickup/request, computer use, browsing the collection, and for using a table for magazines and newspapers. Returns may be done without an appointment. Hours Open: M-Thu, 9:30 AM – 8 PM, F, 9:30 AM – 5 PM, Sat, 10:30 AM – 4 PM, & Sun, 12 – 4 PM……..Click here for a listing of all Virtual Programs

(631) 929-4488

250 Route 25A, Shoreham, NY

M-Th: 9:30 am - 8 pm, F: 9:30 am - 5 pm

Saturday: 10:30 am - 4 pm

Sunday: 12 pm - 4 pm

North Shore Publich Library

Especially for Seniors


Free Supplemental Food Program For Seniors

Island Harvest

Run by the Island Harvest Food Bank, this program provides free monthly nutritious food packages to eligible seniors over 60 years old. Click the link below for more information.

Along with the many resources on this page, as well as the growing number of online resources on the Online Resources page, please take advantage of the following resources that may be helpful for you or someone you know and love!

Did You Know?
Ramps are not just for baby strollers! As an alternative to the steps into the front of the library, the library has two entrance walkways…one on either side of the entrance steps. The walkway on the left is wheelchair accessible and enters the library’s side entrance. The walkway on the right side enters through the front doors. Please make it easy on yourself and feel free to use these walkways to visit the library.

*Assisted Listening Device Available
Portable personal listening devices are available for use during any library program. Please ask a Reference Librarian for assistance.

Homebound Services
If you or someone you know is homebound and cannot come to the library due to a permanent or temporary disability, please contact our Homebound and Senior Services Librarian, Jon Goddard at 631-929-4488 ext 228.

Large Print Titles
The library has a comprehensive collection of both fiction and non-fiction titles including most new releases. “Reader’s Digest” and the “New York Times” are also available in Large Print Format.

Music and Memory
Music and Memory This personalized music therapy program is designed to enhance the lives of those living with Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, and other degenerative neurological diseases. Please contact our Senior Services Librarian, Jon Goddard at 631-929-4488 Ext 228. 

Community Outreach
We will be your guest speaker. If your Senior Club would like to learn more about the library and what we offer, please call 631-929-4488.


Senior Information Center
Check out the display stand that has information on all of the Library’s senior programs, as well as helpful and informative pamphlets and brochures of interest to seniors. Located in the front of the library, across from the Circulation Desk.


Senior Resources
Look for the binder located near the Senior Information Center: it’s chock full of important information regarding programs and services for seniors.


Senior Services Brochure
We’ve put together a brochure especially for seniors, describing library services and programs designed for you. Come in and pick up your copy!


Wheelchair Available
The library has a wheelchair available for patron use (with a family member’s or friend’s assistance) while in the library building. Please ask at Reference. Assisted Listening Device Available Portable personal listening devices are available for use during any library program. Please ask a Reference Librarian for assistance.


If you need special accommodations, please let the library know 48 hours in advance.

Want a copy of the newsletter in Large Print? Call Jon Goddard at 929-4488 ext. 228.





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