Family Fun Month

With all of the every day stressors, sometimes it’s really hard to relax. That is why the month of August is designated Family Fun Month, which is the perfect time to take a family vacation and put away all your devices and spend quality time with each other. Family Fun Month reminds you to take a break, and create special memories together. And you don’t have to go away to enjoy a vacation. Here are some fun activities that you can do with your family that are close to home.

The library has museum passes that allow you free admission to some of the areas most popular museums. Included are the American Airpower Museum, the Cradle of Aviation Museum, the Intrepid Museum, the Long Island Children’s Museum, the Nassau County Museum of Art, the Fire Island Lighthouse, Harbes Family Farm, and the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum.

If you and your family like to go to the beach, you could reserve our Empire Pass. Empire Passes are for Long Island Region parks and facilities only operated by New York State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more.. Visit to find participating parks and facilities. We also have discounted tickets available for the Watch Hill Ferry.

In addition to the wonderful museums and parks, the library also offers discounted tickets to the Long Island Aquarium, Splish Splash Waterpark, the Bronx Zoo, the Queens Zoo, the Central Park Zoo, and the New York Aquarium.

If you are interested in any of these fun, close to home family excursions, just visit our website for more information.