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Comsewogue Public Library
170 Terryville Road
Port Jefferson Station, New York 11776

Voice: 631-928-1212
Fax: 631-928-6307

Adult Services: aref@cplib.org
Children’s and Teen’s Services: jref@cplib.org
Comsewogue Administration: administration@cplib.org
Technical Support: tech@cplib.org
Circulation (questions about overdue materials, library cards, etc.): circ@cplib.org

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Library Hours
Monday: 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Friday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm (Oct. 1, 2017 to May 20, 2018)

Holiday Closings (2017)
Sunday, January 1, New Year’s Day
Monday, January 2, New Year’s Day (Observed)
Monday, January 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, February 20, Presidents’ Day
Sunday, April 16, Easter
Sunday, May 14, Mother’s Day
Monday, May 29, Memorial Day
Tuesday, July 4, Independence Day
Monday, September 4, Labor Day
Monday, October 9, Columbus Day
Saturday, November 11, Veterans Day
Thursday, November 23, Thanksgiving
Sunday, December 24, Christmas Eve
Monday, December 25, Christmas Day
Sunday, December 31, New Year’s Eve

The Comsewogue Public Library is located approximately one mile south of Port Jefferson Harbor, at 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson, NY 11776.

Long Island Expressway: Take the Long Island Expressway to Exit 62 North (Nicolls Road, Route 97). Travel North on Nicolls Road to Nesconset Highway (Route 347), turn right. Travel East on Nesconset Highway to Terryville Rd., turn left. The Comsewogue Public Library is approximately 1/4 mile down, on the left side.
Northern State Parkway: Take the Northern State Parkway East to the end (it merges with Veterans Memorial Highway – Route 454, and Nesconset Highway – Route 347). Pass the State and County Office Buildings, bear left at the fork following Nesconset Highway to Terryville Road, turn left. The Comsewogue Public Library is approximately 1/4 mile down, on the left side

Library Director: Debra L. Engelhardt    631-928-1212 ext. 112    debbie@suffolknet.org


  • A senior management team, comprised of specialists in a variety of areas, including Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Technical Services, Circulation Services, Adult Services and Youth Services, provide expertise in their respective fields.

Board of Trustees
The Comsewogue Public Library Board of Trustees meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm. Please call the Administrative Office at 631-928-1212 to verify.

President: Kevin Spence
Vice President: Edward C. Wendol
Secretary: Corinne DeStefano
Fiscal Officer: Christopher McCrary
Trustee: John Rossini

  • Correspondence may be addressed to: Kevin Spence, President, Board of Trustees, Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Rd., Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776.
  • Contact Library Director Debra L. Engelhardt at 631-928-1212, ext. 112 or debbie@suffolknet.org for information on trustee recruitment/candidacy/election.
  • In accordance with NYS Law, the Library contracts for the services of an outside treasurer and also engages an independent auditor to perform an annual financial audit.

Meeting Minutes
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015

Comsewogue Public Library: Where Many Paths Meet
The meaning behind our library slogan comes from a loose translation of the Native American word “Cumsewogue,” which is said to be “the place where many paths meet.”

Timeline of Events

1966 Library (District) created by Comsewogue School District voters
March 1, 1967 Library, operating from a portable classroom on the property of the former Comsewogue Elementary School, opens its doors to community residents
November 1967 Library District voters approve construction of permanent library building
September 26, 1969 Library chartered by New York State Board of Regents/New York State Education Department
November 1969 Permanent library building construction completed
November 22, 1993 Library District residents vote to approve a construction project to renovate and expand the Library to over 44,000 square feet. Project funded with a 30-year bond financed through the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York.
1999 Expansion completed
2002 Richard Lusak, the Library’s Founding Director, retires
2012 Brandon Pantorno, Mr. Lusak’s successor, retires

170 Terryville Road
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

170 Terryville Road
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

Monday-Thursday 9:30-9 PM
Friday-Saturday 9:30-5 PM
Sunday 12-4 PM

Monday-Thursday 9:30-9 PM
Friday-Saturday 9:30-5 PM
Sunday 12-4 PM

Phone (631) 928-1212
Fax (631) 928-6307

Phone (631) 928-1212
Fax (631) 928-6307