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About the Tottenville Library


Tottenville branch
The Tottenville branch dates to 1904.

The Tottenville branch dates to 1904, and it is the oldest and southernmost location on Staten Island. Nestled in a quiet community, the branch has served generations of readers from many of the same families.

Built with funds donated by Andrew Carnegie, the branch was designed by Carrere & Hastings and built by E.E. Paul. The architecture is Classical Revival, but Tuscan wood columns frame the first floor. In honor of its rich history, the building has been designated a New York City landmark.

The library features public computers that can be reserved for 45-minute sessions, and unlimited WiFi.  It has children’s, young adult, and adult collections as well as materials on the history of Tottenville and Staten Island.

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