• The Great Give Back 2018

    Spring may just be arriving, but The Great Give Back team is already looking ahead to next fall when the second Annual Great Give Back will be held on Saturday, October 13th! Mark your calendars and check back in the coming months for announcements about participating libraries, growing opportunities and how you can give back to your community!


    The first annual Great Give Back is over, and by all accounts it was a great success! Congratulations to our participating patrons and libraries for all your hard work – Suffolk County thanks you! And we hear at The Great Give Back also want to thank you for your service and dedication. As we all know, a little kindness can go a long way, and you all poured out a ton of it! We’ll be posting videos and pictures of your service events as they come in over at the photos and videos page. You can also check out what local news outlets have been saying about The Great Give…

  • It’s Time to Give Back!

    The Great Give Back is finally here!! Tomorrow, Suffolk County residents will gather at 52 libraries to give back to their communities by donating goods, cleaning up the environment, random acts of kindness, creating gifts and cards for those who need it most, and more! We can’t wait to hear about all your wonderful service events! Don’t forget, you can find a list of participating libraries here and a map of participating libraries here – there’s something for everyone! The Great Give Back has also been receiving some fantastic coverage in local press – check out what people have been saying below! Greater Babylon – Libraries Across Suffolk Hosting Special…

  • The Great Give Back is Almost Here!

    We’re excited to report that lots of libraries have signed up to participate in the first annual Great Give Back! Use the menu above to view a list or map of participating libraries. On the List page, you can see descriptions of all the events our libraries will be holding, with details on how to participate. We’re excited to Give Back, and we hope you are too!