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Who We Are

The Emma S. Clark Memorial Library is an association library located on Long Island in Suffolk County, New York, serving the Three Village region.

Contact Information / Directions

Hours of Operation
    Monday - Friday 9:30am - 9:00 pm

    Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Sunday (ALL YEAR) 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm

    We are open every day of the year with the exception of the following days:


    • New Year's Day, January 1
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20
    • Presidents' Day, February 17
    • Easter, April 20
    • Memorial Day, May 26
    • Independence Day, July 4
    • Labor Day, September 1
    • Veteran's Day, November 11
    • Thanksgiving Day, November 27
    • Christmas Day, December 25

    The library will close at 3:00 P.M. on December 24 and December 31.




Library Board of Trustees
  • Richard B. Russell, President
  • Linda Josephs, Vice President
  • Fred E. Bryant, Treasurer
  • Orlando T. Maione, Secretary
  • Dianne Murtha-Fitzpatrick
  • Vincent R. O'Leary
  • Anthony M. Parlatore
  • Suzanne V. Shane

Ted Gutmann, Library Director

Board Meeting Dates

January 15  
February 19  
March 19  
April 16  
May 21  
June 18  
July 16  
No meeting in August    
September 17  
October 15  
November 19  
December 17  

All meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Library Community Room. The public is invited to attend.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Emma S. Clark Memorial Library is to provide excellent public library service to all residents of the Three Village Central School District as effectively and efficiently as possible.

Excellent public Library service should include responding to those informational, educational and cultural needs which are appropriate to the Library's unique institutional service role by providing appropriate service hours, materials collections, physical facilities and trained staff to facilitate access to its resources.

Emma S. Clark Memorial Library
120 Main Street
Setauket, New York 11733-2868
(631) 941-4080

Please consider making a tax-deductible gift to the library

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