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The Archives @ the Farmingdale Public Library

Features historical records documenting Farmingdale and Long Island. Please see a Reference Librarian to access this collection.

Business, Science, and Technology

Collections include: automobile shop repair manuals, computer help, consumer health, federal and NY state publications and forms.


Collection includes: civil service test guides, cliff notes, interview skills, resumes, and study guides.

Fine Arts and Recreations

Collections include: art, architecture, music, theater, dance, games, photography, cinema and TV, and sports.

Information Services

You can email reference questions to the Reference Desk at and a librarian will get back to you within 24 hours.

Literature and Languages

Collections include: a current collection, ESL, fiction, large type fiction, multi-lingual materials, and nonfiction and world language.

Media Collection

Collection includes: books on CD, CDs, computer software,  DVDs, iTunes audio books, Nassau Digital Doorway (eBooks and Audio Books), Playaways,  and TV series.

Social Sciences and History

Collection includes: biographies, citizenship and immigration law, periodicals and newspapers.

Children's Collection

Collection located in the Children's Room include: books on CD, CDs, DVDs, Discovery backpacks, easy readers, fiction, graphic novels, holidays, nonfiction, parenting, picture books, reference, special needs, and video games. 

Young Adult Collection

Collection located behind and in the Teen Room include: fiction, graphic novels, nonfiction, and video games. 

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     • Farmingdale Public Library
       Digital Collection
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     • Library Collections
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