One on One Tech Appointments are a service for patrons who are in need of personalized assistance with basic tech needs. Need help with your laptop, tablet, Kindle, smartphone or other device? Would you like help navigating the library's e-resources? Do you need a refresher on using our library apps? Book a personalized one-on-one session today!
3D Printing is available to all patrons upon request. To submit a model for 3D printing, please complete the 3D-Print Request Form. Once we receive the completed form, a staff member will contact you to discuss print fees and an estimated time for completion.
A copy of our 3D Print Policy can be found here.
A copy of our 3D Printing Resource Guide can be found here.
The South Huntington Public Library is ADA compliant and wheelchair accessible.
For patrons who are visually impaired, the library has a print magnifier, which can be used to read printed materials in the library. Patrons can also bring items from home, such as mail, crossword puzzles and/or photographs. All of the public computer terminals are equipped with screen magnifying software. Visit the Reference Desk for information.
For hearing impaired patrons, the library has several assistive listening devices that enable patrons to better hear movies and lectures. Monday afternoon movies are shown with closed captions.
Computers available for public use are located in both the adult, children’s and young adult departments.
Patrons must have a library card or valid ID to use a computer. Please see a staff member at the reference desk if you require assistance logging in.
The library also lends laptop computers. Please visit the Adult Services Desk to request one.
A public fax is available at the Circulation Desk for sending documents only. Cost is 75 cents per page.
The library has a digital scanner in the Adult Services Department that can scan documents and/or photos. Scanned items may be e-mailed or saved to a flash drive.
The Library has a growing collection of materials in languages other than English.
English learners can also use Pronunciator, a free, online language learning program available through the library. Users will need a South Huntington Library card.
Those who want to learn and practice English can also attend free English classes, offered on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. They are informal and led by a native English speaker. Please check the library calendar or newsletter for dates.
If you are unable to get to the library because of illness, injury or disability, you can arrange for materials to be delivered to your home. Request specific items, or let us know of your preferences and a librarian will choose materials for you. To arrange for this service, please call Martha Kahn at 631.549.4411 or fill out an online application.
Students can get free one-on-one assistance online with a live tutor who can help with questions in all grade levels in math, science, reading/writing and social studies. Live tutors are available in English and Spanish Mon.-Sun., 2-11 p.m.
There is also a writing lab where students can submit essays online and get feedback within one business day. Students can also use this resource to prepare for state standardized tests plus the SAT, ACT, AP exams and more.
Adult learners can access content for the GED, resume and cover letter writing, U.S. Citizenship prep, Microsoft skills and more.
Print wirelessly from all mobile devices, including laptops, tablets and smartphones. Submit print jobs from home or in the library. Print jobs can be paid for and retrieved at any print vending kiosk inside the library. One vend station is on the main floor in the Adult Services Department, and the second is on the lower level in Children's Services.
The Library offers passes to about two dozen museums on Long Island and in the metro area. Criteria varies, but most admit a family of four (2 adults and 2 children).
Museum passes are available to adult South Huntington Library patrons who have a valid library card in good standing. All reservations should be made for the actual date of your intended visit.
The library has notaries on staff. General hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Please call ahead to make sure a notary is available. There is a fee.
The Library is an official Passport Acceptance Facility. Patrons applying for a new passport can make an appointment to have their paperwork processed and sent to the Department of State. Appointments are available every day but Sunday. To make an appointment, please call Adult Reference at 631.549.4411.
The Library has three Quiet Study Rooms on the main level. They are available to individuals on a first come, first served basis and may not be reserved in advance. There is another Quiet Study Room in the Children’s Library on the lower level.
Study groups and tutors are welcome to use the tables in our gallery on the lower level.
The library makes meeting rooms available to South Huntington patrons as part of our mission to be a community hub for the people we serve.
- South Huntington residents may request the use of a room for community groups, which are defined as those that can demonstrate that 51 percent of its members live in the South Huntington School District (#13).
- Rooms may be reserved up to six months in advance.
- Rooms may not be used more than once per month by the same group or individual.
- Rooms are not available to be used for commercial or for-profit enterprises.
- Read our full policy on meeting room use.
- To request the use of a room, please fill out an application.
Our Technology Center hosts classes and programs designed to improve patron’s computer and library literacy skills.
Patrons may use the equipment and software in the Technology Center by appointment. Please click here to see the software titles available only in the Tech Center. To make an appointment, call Adult Services at 631.549.4411.
As a public service and part of our goal of lifelong learning, the Library provides written and online exam proctoring. There is no charge for this service. Priority is given to South Huntington Library cardholders. Please call Adult Services at 631-549-4411 to schedule an appointment.
It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that the exam and other required materials are delivered to the proctor from the learning institution prior to the appointment. All postage fees are the responsibility of the student. At the time of the exam, the student must provide a current photo ID.
The Library offers free wireless Internet service.