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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 through Labor Day)

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225 South Oyster Bay Road
Syosset, NY 11791-5897

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Fax: 516-921-8771

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Is this service confidential?

Yes, the Health Reference Librarian will not share your information with anyone, and your contact information will be deleted once you have been notified that the packet is available for pick-up.

Do I need to make an appointment with the Health Reference Librarian?

No, the Health Reference Librarian’s hours are Monday 9-5, Tuesday 9-5, Wednesday 1-9, Thursday 9-5, and Friday 10-5.  To ensure her availability it is recommended that you schedule an appointment.  Call the Reference desk at 516-921-7161 ext. 217.

Can I check out the books and DVDs in the Health Reference Center?

Yes, all of the items are available.  Regular loan periods apply.

Is the Health Reference Librarian a health professional?

No, this service is provided by librarians; they are not medical doctors or healthcare professionals and do not offer medical opinions or advice.  Disclaimer

How long will it take to put together a packet of information?

In order to thoroughly research the question, please allow 3 days.

How will the packet be delivered?

Packets may be picked up at the 3rd floor Reference desk, mailed to your home, or emailed.

Health Reference Disclaimer

The purpose of the Syosset Public Library’s Health Reference Center is to provide public access to a wide range of health and medical information, not to give medical advice or interpretation. The Syosset Public Library does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment. Do not consider any information received from the Syosset Public Library as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare providers. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. Information received from the Syosset Public Library is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified healthcare provider. Please note that these services are being provided by librarians and NOT medical doctors.