Request your items by calling the Library or by filling out the form on our website. When your materials are ready, we will contact you to set a pick-up appointment. Your items will be placed on a cart near the curb shortly before your scheduled pick-up time. If you are returning books or DVD’s, please place them in our book drop so they can be quarantined before handling. If you are returning items from our Library of Things please call the Library to schedule drop off of your item(s).
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The Administration and Board of Trustees of the West Babylon Public Library considers the safety of staff and patrons to be its most important priority when making decisions regarding reopening of the Library building in relation to the ongoing coronavirus. Accordingly, the library will reopen in phases, following best practices, recommendations and guidelines established by county, state and federal agencies and officials. The reopening plan will be re-evaluated as needed in order to follow new and changing directives from government and health officials.
Books, audiobooks, CD’s and DVD’s may be returned to the library beginning on Tuesday, 6/2. All returned items will be quarantined for 72 hours, so you may still see them on your patron account after they have been returned. They will be checked in once the quarantine period ends and late fees will not accrue.
Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. Hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.
Even Marcos-Gonzalez is our NEW social work intern from Stony Brook University. He is bilingual (Spanish), has extensive knowledge on resources in our community and can help you with ongoing struggles regarding COVID. He can also direct you to important social services and provide referrals to: housing, unemployment help, food pantries, shelters, mental health facilities, care coordination, support groups, and finding legal assistance.