The Building is Closed; the Library is open.

“Plaza-Pickup” of library material has begun. We look forward to providing more on-site services soon, in the meantime our online resources, e-books, remote programs, and reference services are still available. Need a library card?  Apply online!

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Our New “Plaza Pick-up” Service Has Begun!

Materials in the John Jermain Memorial Library collection are now available for outdoor pick-up.  Patrons can reserve books, CDs and DVDs through our online catalog, by calling the library at 631.725.0049 x0, or by sending an email to holds@johnjermain.org.  Not sure exactly what you want? Call or email to tell us what you are looking for and we will make selections for you!  A package of picture booksRom-Coms for the sultry nights of summer?  Or, perhaps like me you are looking for a book of poetry to guide you through the times. 

When your items are ready, we’ll call to let you know they’re available for pick-up at our lower level garden entrance.  Pick-up times are Tuesdays-Fridays 12:30 to 5:30 and Saturdays from 11:00 to 4:00. When you are on your way, call us at 631.725.0049 x0 and we will place your materials on a table, located just outside the door. Sometimes cell phone calls made from the Plaza area don’t get through to us.  But if you knock on the door, or just wave your arms at us, we will respond!

Reserved items will be held for one week.  When you arrive, please wear a mask and stay six feet from your neighbors—we want to make sure our community stays healthy! 

Please put all returns in our outdoor book drop.  Items may remain checked out to you for three to four days after drop-off, as we are following recommended procedures for quarantine of library materials.  We never charge overdue fines!

We look forward to providing additional library services as we continue to un-Pause. In the meantime, our online resources, e-books, remote programs, and reference services are still available.  Need a library card?  You can apply online. Be sure to register for our summer reading clubs—the programs are digital this year; the raffle prizes are awesome!  For more information about these and other services, check out our FAQ page.

And to all our friends who’ve asked: It’s great to be back, thank you!

Catherine Creedon, Director  catherine@johnjermain.org

3 comments on “Our New “Plaza Pick-up” Service Has Begun!

    1. Hi Lucian,
      Suffolk Cooperative Library System is hoping to begin ILL deliveries from other Suffolk County Libraries soon after June 24th. Out of county holds are, well, still on hold for now.

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