Collections & Shredding

Medicine Collection (Spring 2023)

The Public Libraries in the Town of Huntington have partnered with Northport Police Department, Suffolk County Police Department, and Suffolk County Sheriff's Office to collect unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications. Proper disposal of these items is essential for risk reduction and environmental protection. No questions asked and no personal information is required.

Only medications in pill form will be accepted and must be placed in a plastic bag before arrival.

THURSDAY, APRIL 27
3:30 - 6:30 PM

Northport Public Library
151 Laurel Avenue, Northport
631.261.6930

AND

East Northport Public Library
185 Larkfield Road, East Northport
631.261.2313


MONDAY, MAY 1
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Half Hollow Hills Community Library
55 Vanderbilt Highway, Dix Hills
631.421.4530

TUESDAY, MAY 16
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

South Huntington Public Library
145 Pidgeon Hill Road, Huntington Station
631.549.4411


THURSDAY, MAY 18
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Huntington Public Library, Station Branch
1335 New York Avenue, Huntington Station
631.421.5053


FRIDAY, MAY 19
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Elwood Public Library
1929 Elwood Road, East Northport
631.499.3722

TUESDAY, MAY 23
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Harborfields Public Library
31 Broadway, Greenlawn
631.757.4200


WEDNESDAY, MAY 24
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Commack Public Library
18 Hauppauge Road, Commack
631.499.0888


WEDNESDAY, MAY 31
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cold Spring Harbor Public Library
95 Harbor Road, Cold Spring Harbor
631.692.6820

2023 American Legion Flag Drop Box Schedule

The American Legion Greenlawn Post 1244 will have a collection box in each of the Town of Huntington libraries every month of the year.
Bring your old and worn American flags to be disposed of properly.


Half Hollow Hills Community Library, Dix Hills - January 3 - February 1

Half Hollow Hills Community Library, Melville - February 1 - March 1

Northport Public Library - March 1 - April 3

East Northport Public Library - April 3 - May 1

South Huntington Public Library - May 1 - July 5

Huntington Public Library, Huntington Station - July 5 - August 1

Huntington Public Library, Main - August 1 - September 1

Harborfields Public Library - September 1 - October 2

Elwood Public Library - October 2 - November 1

Commack Public Library - November 1 - December 1

Cold Spring Harbor Library - December 1, 2023 - January 2, 2024

Shredding Schedule

Details for shredding at Harborfields Public Library is as follows:

No registration is necessary.

You may bring up to three (3) bags or boxes of household documents.

Drive your vehicle into the library parking lot on Wyckoff Street, adjacent to the Main Library entrance, to get in the queue for shredding. When you are next to the truck, remove your items from your vehicle and empty them into the large bin for shredding, and exit the parking lot. Plastic bags and cardboard boxes cannot go through the shredder.

Please call individual libraries for their shredding guidelines. Each library welcomes patrons living within the Town of Huntington.

 

Currently there are no shredding dates scheduled. Check back here or on our Events calendar for future shredding events.