One-on-One Appointments

Ask a Librarian

Contact us to schedule a 30-minute appointment.

Need one-on-one personal reference assistance? A librarian can help you download an eBook, navigate technology basics, help you set up an email account, begin an online job search, coach you on how to start searching for an ancestor and provide an in-depth demonstration of how to use the library's databases. Sessions will be tailored to meet your needs, so let us know if you need help with something else! You must be a LPL cardholder to schedule an appointment.

Ask a Librarian will be held via Zoom. The URL for the "meeting" will be emailed to you once an appointment is scheduled. 

Ask an Archivist

Call (631) 924-6400 x246 for an appointment.

Local History Librarian and Certified Archivist Melanie Cardone-Leathers can help you sort through your family’s documents, photos, and other personal items and create a plan to preserve them. Reserve a one-hour time slot to start preserving your family’s history.

Career Coaching

Contact us to schedule an appointment.

Career advisor Richard Gluck, will assist you one-on-one with your resume, give direction on a new career path, and help you navigate the ever-changing world of job searching. If you are not available during the scheduled times, but still wish to have an appointment, please let us know. This appointment will be facilitated through Zoom either online or via telephone if you prefer. For LPL cardholders only.

Citizenship One-on-One Appointments

Contact the Adult Reference Desk at (631) 924-6400 x250 or email us to schedule a virtual or phone appointment.
Does the citizenship interview make you nervous! No worries.  We offer a virtual, one-on-one, by appointment session(s) designed to prepare you with the skills you need to pass the citizenship test.  An ability to read, write, and communicate in Basic English is required unless you qualify for the Language Waiver. You will also learn what to expect at each step of the naturalization process. 

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Tuesdays 2:00-6:00 pm 
No appointment needed 
Representatives from the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless (LICH) will be at the library to answer questions about the Emergency Rental Assistance Program and to assist patrons in applying. For more information, please call the Adult Department at (631) 924-6400 x250 or contact the LICH representatives directly at

Healthy One-on-One Appointments

Please contact Stony Brook Medicine at or call (631) 216-8220 to schedule a virtual appointment.

Students in public health, nursing or social work will assist you to find helpful community resources, locate reliable health and housing information, listen to what concerns you and fill out paperwork for social services.

HICAP Medicare Assistance

Contact us to schedule an appointment.

This free, confidential counseling service is available to assist you with your entitlement benefits. This appointment will be facilitated through email or telephone.

SCORE Business Mentoring

Contact us to schedule an appointment on Mondays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.
SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) has partnered with the Longwood Public Library to provide our patrons with free business mentoring. This appointment will be facilitated through Zoom either online or via telephone if you prefer. 

Social Work Intern

Contact the Adult Reference Desk at (631) 924-6400 x250 or email us to schedule a virtual or phone appointment.

A social work intern from Stony Brook University will be available for several hours every week to help patrons access available resources and to provide other needed assistance.