Aims or Purpose of Group

The Patchogue-Medford Library Genealogy Research Group is dedicated to supporting the informational needs of all genealogy researchers.  Members are encouraged to share and learn new research techniques. .


Resources or Benefits Provided to Members

The Patchogue-Medford Library has an extensive monograph, microfilm and electronics collection and will continue to develop these areas.  Librarians are happy to assist all patrons with their research.

Designated a FamilySearch affiliate library.

The library subscribes to the following databases:

America's Obituaries and Death Notices
American Ancestors (in-library use only)
Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
FindMyPast (in-library use only)

MyHeritage Library Edition

Primary Sources Archive Package

Sanborn Digital Maps of New York State

Library maintains an online birth, marriage and death index for the "Long Island Advance" for the years 1879-1926. To access the index, go to:


Normal Meeting Schedule (Please confirm before attending since schedules do change.)

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. and the 4th Saturday of the month from 10 - 11:30 a.m. 

Meetings are open to the public and free of charge. 

Location: Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main Street, Patchogue, New York 11772.


Contact Information

Membership Officer:   Kathy Then

Web Site Located at:

Mailing Address:  Kathy Then, librarian, Patchogue-Medford Public Library, 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772

Phone:  631-654-4700

Membership Information:

Annual dues:  None

The organization was founded in 2005.






Updated :  01/30/2019