Your library provides a wide array of services for you.



Free Wi-Fi:

The library offers free wi-fi in the building and surrounding outside grounds. You can simply connect at the library.


Free Use of Public Computers:

The library offers free use of eight public personal computers in the Reference Room. The software on those computers includes:

Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher)

Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox.

Patrons can print their first ten black & white pages for free; additional printing costs ten cents per page. Color printing costs .25 cents per page.

Additional personal computers are located in the Teen and Children’s areas.


Interlibrary Loan:

Resident patrons may request that the holdings of libraries throughout the United States be searched so that a hard to find item in a distant library might be sent to the North Merrick Public Library for their personal use. This service is provided free of charge.


Free Notary Service:

Free notary service is provided at the library. Call in advance to verify that a notary will be on duty at the time that you plan to utilize this free service.


Public Scanner:

The library has a scanner with a dedicated personal computer attached to it for public use.


Public Fax Machine:

Patrons can use a public fax machine at a nominal cost.


Public Copy Machines:

Public black & white copy machines are available for use at a cost of ten cents per page.


Homebound Delivery:

Resident library patrons who cannot physically visit the library due to illness, surgery, or long term disability may request that library materials be delivered to their home.

Contact the Reference Department for further information.


Talking Books (for the sight impaired):

The Andrew Heiskell Library operates a books-by-mail program that delivers recorded and braille titles postage-free. Nassau residents are eligible if they: can’t see well enough to read conventional print, have a permanent or temporary physical limitation which prevents you from holding a book or turning its pages or have a physically-based reading disability.

To apply for participation in this program, follow this link:

Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library