Circulation Department Policy
700-10 through 85
Anyone who resides in the Great Neck School District is
entitled to a Great Neck Library card. Non-residents who
work in Great Neck, or those Nassau County residents with
a valid card from another Nassau County library are entitled
to borrowing privileges at Great Neck. An annual card may
be purchased by non-Nassau County residents. Proper ID is
required for all categories of cards. The annual fee is based on the average library tax paid by residents. The current annual fee is $405. Please call 516-466-8055
ext. 203 for more details.
may register for a library card by presenting 1 form
of current ID (dated within 3 months) that has
your name and home address. Library cards will be mailed to the address on the application. Such ID may include:
non-driver's license ID (with picture) issued by the
New York State Department of Motor Vehicles
Forces separation papers
dated credit card bill/statement
|| Official United States Post Office address change
United States or New York State Government Document
(immigration, IRS, Board of Elections, jury notification)
pay check/stub with address
dated utility bill: LIPA, Water, Cable, Telephone
||Local park card from village in Great Neck School District
||Employee ID with photograph and date
applicants may show ID such as bus pass, current college
transcript, or current report card. If the student is attending
a public school in Great Neck, the applicant's name may
be on the Great Neck Public School's list of registered
Card Re-registration Information
valid Great Neck Library cards have a three-year expiration
date sticker. If your card does not have one, or it
has expired, you need to re-register. Registration
takes place in person at any of the Great Neck Libraries.
|To register, simply present your
Library Card and 1 form of Valid ID, which
shows your name and Great Neck School District
Loan Periods and Renewals
New books, periodicals and pamphlets circulate for 14 days,
while older books circulate for 28 days.
New audiobooks (cassettes and cd's) circulate for 14 days while older audiobooks (cassettes and cd's) circulate for 28 days.
All music cd's circulate for 14 days.
New feature film and entertainment dvd items with 1 disc circulate for 3 days. New feature film and entertainment dvd item with 2 or more discs circulate for 7 days. New non-fiction/instructional video/dvd items circulate for 7days regardless of the number of discs in a case. All older video/dvd items including feature film, entertainment as well as non-fiction/instructional items, circulate for 14 days.
Items may be renewed a maximum of 6 times if there are no holds on the items.
and Interlibrary Loan
We accept reserves on all circulating material. If an
item is not on the shelf, we will reserve it for you.
If we do not own the requested item, we will attempt to
obtain it through interlibrary loan except for newly released audio-visual material. For information on
reserving or interloaning print material, please call
516-466-8055 ext. 223. Information on reserving audiovisual
material may be obtained at 516-466-8055 ext. 221.
Patrons who are unable to leave their home due to a permanent
or temporary illness or disability may qualify for our
Homebound Service. For more information, please call 516-466-8055 ext 223.
Talking Books, a federal program, offers alternatives
to traditional print material for patrons with cognitive
and physical disabilities. For more information, please
call the Long Island Talking Book Library toll free at
for People with Low Vision
The Main Library, Station Branch and Parkville Branch have Spectrum Magnifying Readers. Spectrum Magnifying Readers help those with vision loss to read and write independently. Please call 516-466-8055 ext. 204 for more information.
For more information about the Compact + Portable Magnifier click here