Request to Use the Local History Collection

The Syosset Public Library Local History Collection includes a variety of primary and secondary source materials related to the history of Syosset and the surrounding communities. Due to the unique and fragile nature of the materials in this collection, access to the Local History Room is by appointment only. A staff librarian will be present during your session to provide assistance and to answer questions.

To schedule an appointment to use the Local History Room please complete this form. We will notify you of the date and time of the session.


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We will try our best to accomodate day and time preferences, based upon library staffing requirements and other duties of the staff.

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Wednesday, Mar 04, 2015
Today's Hours: 9 AM - 9 PM

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Syosset, NY 11791

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  • 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) 

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225 South Oyster Bay Road
Syosset, NY 11791-5897

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- Mark Twain


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