If you are a resident of the Riverhead Central School District or a contract patron of East Quogue, East Moriches, Eastport- SouthManor or Remsenburg-Speonk School Districts and would like to get a new card, please bring with you one of the following items when you visit the Riverhead Free Library:
Valid New York State driver's license or Non-Driving Photo ID that has your current physical street address.
If you do not have the above item, please bring a form of photo ID and (2) different items from the following list with a physical street address:
Current postmarked mail.
Current utility bill (cable, telephone, water, etc.)
Cardholders from East Quogue, East Moriches, Eastport-South Manor, or Remsenburg-Speonk School districts who currently have a Riverhead Free Library Card that expired on July 1,2020 was automatically renewed for one year until June 30, 2021. You will be asked to verify your identification the next time you visit the library. Contract patrons who wish to switch their "home" library should contact the library they wish to join.
Whether you are someone who enjoys the physical touch and experience of a good book, movie or other material from our TRADITIONAL CATALOG; someone who prefers a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of an eBook, eAudiobook, MAGAZINE (via Flipster) or a VIDEO/MOVIE streamed right to your computer or mobile device; someone who desires to learn, grow and pariticipate with your community through our diverse PROGRAM OFFERINGS; someone who is a student, scholar (or student scholar!) conducting RESEARCH through our extensive collection of DATABASES (or in need of HOMEWORK HELP); or someone looking for a GRANT, there is simply something for everybody at Riverhead Free Library. Be sure to peruse our Bi-monthly NEWSLETTER and stay abreast of all our exciting DAILY PROGRAMS & EVENTS. Please, come pay a visit to Riverhead's best kept secret - your local library. While you're here, please consider joining the FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY and help increase the public awareness of the library through its fundraising and program sponsorships!
Kerrie McMullen-Smith, Library Director.
For directions via Google Maps, please click on the "Directions" link located next to our address in the map located immediately below, or use the written directions provided further down on this page.
Directions from the Long Island Expressway (495)
Take the Expressway to exit 73. This is the highway's last exit. You will be on Route 58 going east. Continue east on Route 58 for approximately 2 miles to Osborne Avenue, where you will make a right. Head south on Osborne past a traffic light at the intersection of Harrison Avenue, and a second traffic light at the intersection of Pulaski Street. Continue over the railroad tracks that cross Osborne Ave. The Library's driveway is the first right immediately after (to the south of) the railroad tracks.
Directions from Sunrise Highway
Take County Road 51 North to Route 94 (also Route 24). Cross over 94 to the westbound side, then take the immediate right turn. At the end of this block you will be at an intersection facing the library. Go straight through the intersection and turn left onto Osborne Avenue. The library parking lot is on the left.