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Taxonomy Code: TJ-4400.8100

Public or private libraries that are devoted to acquiring, classifying and making available to the community for research or general appreciation, books, manuscripts, letters and other documents or artistic materials that are rare, of special interest, of historical significance or of scholarly value. Also included are libraries whose collections specialize in materials that are related to a particular focus or target group, e.g., political thought, minority groups, gay or lesbian groups, religious groups, women.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
CAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTERServes the varied needs of persons who care for the frail elderly at home by providing a centralized location for printed materials and resource information. Call for more information.NassauCAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTERNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
FAMILY HISTORY CENTER LIBRARYDedicated to expanding and teaching the correct use of the computer and the internet as an indespensable tool in genealogical research.NassauFAMILY HISTORY CENTER LIBRARYCOMPUTER GENEALOGY SOCIETY OF LONG ISLAND
HARVEST OF LIGHT RESEARCH LIBRARY ON THE BABI AND BAHA'I RELIGIONSOperates a private library specializing in materials of the Babi and Baha'i religions. Consists of 6,000 items including a basic collection of books on the world's religions, contemporary spiritual/religious movements, briefs of primitive societies, and general reference materials. Sponsors the Long Island Baha'i History Project, a collection of the history of Baha'i on Long Island.SuffolkHARVEST OF LIGHT RESEARCH LIBRARY ON THE BABI AND BAHA'I RELIGIONSBAHA'I FAITH IN THE TOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARYThe Health Sciences Library is an integrated system that includes libraries at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center and The Zucker Hillside Hospitals. All employees of Long Island Jewish Medical Center, attending physicians on staff, students participating in current clinical rotations, and authorized volunteers are eligible for library privileges. The library is open to the public for use of on-site collections and access to consumer health online and print resources including authoritative consumer health web sites. The LIJ Library subscribes to over 600 online or print journals and maintains an on-site collection of 20,000 books and journal volumes covering all medical specialties, nursing, and health care administration. The Zucker Hillside Library specializes in psychiatry,and psychology, with over 140 journal subscriptions and a collection of 16,000 books and journal volumes.NassauHEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARYLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARYServes the educational research and patient care information needs for students, faculty, and staff at Nassau County Medical Center. It further serves the community as an information resource, assisting professionals in all aspects of health care delivery. Located on the first floor of the Dynamic Care Building.NassauHEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARYNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARYThe Health Sciences Library is an integrated system that includes libraries at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center and The Zucker Hillside Hospitals. All employees of Long Island Jewish Medical Center, attending physicians on staff, students participating in current clinical rotations, and authorized volunteers are eligible for library privileges. The library is open to the public for use of on-site collections and access to consumer health online and print resources including authoritative consumer health web sites. The LIJ Library subscribes to over 600 online or print journals and maintains an on-site collection of 20,000 books and journal volumes covering all medical specialties, nursing, and health care administration. The Zucker Hillside Library specializes in psychiatry, and psychology, with over 140 journal subscriptions and a collection of 16,000 books and journal volumes.HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARYTHE ZUCKER HILLSIDE HOSPITAL
INFORMATION AND REFERRALProvides referrals in all areas affecting the advancement of mental health and well-being including holistic based. Also offers a Lending Library.SuffolkINFORMATION AND REFERRALHANDS ACROSS LONG ISLAND, INC.
LONG ISLAND STUDIES INSTITUTEMaintains collection of books, maps, newspapers on microfilm, census records, genealogies, manuscripts, government documents and audiovisual materials relevant to Long Island history. Cooperative effort with Hofstra University.NassauLONG ISLAND STUDIES INSTITUTENASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND MUSEUMS
NEW YORK STATE LIBRARYProvides a repository for the official publications of New York State government. Also maintains three major components: a research library Talking Book and Braille Library(TBBL), and a division of Library Development.NEW YORK STATE LIBRARYNEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTERSponsors programs on art and art history for the scholarly community and for the general public. Houses research collections on the art of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner and their contemporaries. Located in East Hampton, the center is open to the public: May–October on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and closed Sundays–Wednesdays. The center, a National Historic Landmark, is operated as an historic site and research facility, and consists of the artists' house, their studio, and the study center containing the art reference library. Special tours are available to school groups, as well as to the general public. For information and a brochure call (631)324-4929.SuffolkPOLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTERSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
RALPH ETCHEPARE HEALTH LIBRARYProvides an extensive collection of Consumer Health books, magazines, newsletters and videos. Materials may be borrowed by the public. Call for more information.SuffolkRALPH ETCHEPARE HEALTH LIBRARYSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
RESOURCE CENTERProvides resources such as a lending library on mental health issues, computer and internet services, recovery, consumer issues in book, video and audio cassette to both individuals with mental illness and mental health care providers. Resources support recovery based models of rehabilitation. Coordinates the Long Island Committee on Sexual Abuse.SuffolkRESOURCE CENTERHANDS ACROSS LONG ISLAND, INC.
RIVERHEAD SITEDedicated to the restoration, preservation interpretation of the history and artifacts pertaining to railroads which participated in the growth of Long Island, its communities and industries for the entertainment, edification and good of present and future generations. Also has a gift shop, research library, and tours.SuffolkRIVERHEAD SITERAILROAD MUSEUM OF LONG ISLAND
SCHOOLProvides a year round program for children with developmental disabilities. Offers a Half Day and Inclusion Program.Older preschoolers and elementary school children attend an all day session (9am-2:30pm). A therapeutic recreation program is also offered (2:30pm-4:30pm). Approved Evaluation site. Also offers lending library on developmental disabilities. Materials include CDs, DVDs, videos, curriculum guides, periodicals and books.NassauSCHOOLTHE HAGEDORN LITTLE VILLAGE SCHOOL, JACK JOEL CENTER FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN
SINGLE AND GROUP TOURS-GREENPORTProvides single and group tours of museum and equipment on site. Group tours need advance notice. Call for more information.SuffolkSINGLE AND GROUP TOURS-GREENPORTRAILROAD MUSEUM OF LONG ISLAND
SINGLE AND GROUP TOURS-RIVERHEADProvides single and group tours of museum and equipment on site. Group Tours need advance notice. Call for more information.SuffolkSINGLE AND GROUP TOURS-RIVERHEADRAILROAD MUSEUM OF LONG ISLAND
STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY LIBRARIESThe libraries are the intellectual heart and soul of the campus. With world-class collections and services the libraries are indispensable partners in research, study and teaching. The libraries are main campus: Frank Melville Jr., Memorial Library, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook; Health Sciences Library HST level 3 room 136, 8034 Stony Brook University and Southampton Library, Stony Brook Southampton, 239 Montauk Highway Southampton. A visitor can use any of the materials in the library within the library, including our databases. You may be eligible to borrow through one of our Courtesy Borrower programs. Courtesy borrowers privileges may be extended to patrons who are not enrolled or employed at Stony Brook University. Our Community Borrowing program extends borrowing privileges to Stony Brook University alumni, local (Nassau and Suffolk County) health practitioners and individuals with Community Borrower Cards for an annual fee. Participants in our Courtesy Borrowing program are eligible to borrow library books at all campus libraries. Other resources such as interlibrary loan, off-campus access to databases and recalls may not available to guest borrowers. Individuals wishing to have borrowing privileges at Stony Brook University Libraries may have guest borrowing privileges by completing a Community Borrower Program Card Application. There is an annual fee. Please call for more detailed information at 631.632.7115 or circulation@stonybrook.edu for eligibility.SuffolkSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY LIBRARIESSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

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