Reference and Adult Services

Patchogue Medford Library Reference and Adult Services
“To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.”   

        - A C Grayling, Financial Times (in a review of A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel)

Reference Services, find answersReference and Adult Services:

Librarians at the Reference Desk provide information about the
library and its resources, answers to factual questions and help gather information and materials. Whether you are interested in art, automobiles, biography, business, genealogy, health, history, law, literature, philosophy and religion, or just a good read, we have what you need or can try to obtain it for you. Our librarians specialize in Business, Genealogy, Languages, Law, Local History,and Senior Services. Our Programming Librarian is busy arranging stimulating and varied programs.

View our Classical Music Index and Popular Song Music Index

The Adult Department also offers citizenship preparation classes , our popular Sunday music presentations, computer one-on-one,career, immigrationand genealogical counseling. If you cannot come to the Library due to health issues, we offer Homebound services.   We have numerous databases that will answer questions that even Google can't answer. Come in, meet us or use the contact information below!



Contact the Patchogue-Medford Adult / Reference Department
@ 654-4700 ext. 220
or email

We would love to help you answer a question.




Some of our new reference books are:

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