Library Cards

Library Cards

How Do I Get a Library Card?
All residents of the Syosset Central School District are entitled to Syosset Public Library cards.


Please present two proofs of residency.

  • One proof must be a photo ID, such as: Driver's license or non-driver ID, Syosset-Woodbury 
Community Park Pass, etc.
  • The second proof can be a current utility bill, property tax bill, voter registration card, lease, auto registration, printed check, etc.


Library cards are either red (ages 0 to 12) or green (age 12 and over).


Children must have the signature of a parent or guardian, accepting responsibility for library materials. The red children's card is valid for all Syosset Public Library materials except adult fiction and "R" rated videos.


Library cards are valid for three years and may be renewed by presenting continued proof of residency.


icon Adult Library Card Application     icon Child Library Card Application


Non-Residents Who Work or Attend School in Syosset
If you work or attend private school within the Syosset Central School 
District you may have a one year renewable library card. Non-resident cards are valid for all library holdings with the exception of AV items less than one year old, newspapers, magazines, book bags, museum passes, star books, video games and vacation loans. This card is not valid for reserves or interloans.


Non-Residents Who Live Outside of Nassau County
You may purchase a full-service non-resident card for a fee of $370 annually.

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
Today's Hours: 9 AM - 9 PM


    225 South Oyster Bay Road
    Syosset, NY 11791

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      Hours of Service

      • Monday-Thursday: 9 AM to 9 PM
      • Friday: 10 AM to 6 PM
      • Saturday: 9 AM to 5 PM
      • Sunday: 12 PM to 5 PM (Closed Sundays July 4 through Labor Day) 

      Holiday Hours


        225 South Oyster Bay Road
        Syosset, NY 11791-5897

        Phone Directory

        Fax: 516-921-8771

        Quotes About Libraries

        A public library is the most enduring of memorials, the trustiest monument for the preservation of an event or a name or an affection; for it, and it only, is respected by wars and revolutions, and survives them.


        - Mark Twain


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