Friends of Libraries for Deaf Action  --
The Red Notebook

Deaf Community Contacts
@ Your Library

State, Regional, & Local

New York

Please email additions or changes to

as of June 15, 2008

10016 New York City
The New York Public Library (NYPL) May 23, 1895
Office of Community Outreach Services
Web Site:
Contact: Ismael Alicea, Coordinator / E-mail:

10530 Hartsdale
The Jewish Deaf Resource Center, Inc. (JDRC) 1996
Web State:
Contact: Carole Lazonisak, VP JDRC and Naomi Brunnlehman, Co-Founder /

10603 White Plains
New York School for the Deaf (NYSD) 1817
Web Site:
Contact: Lora Orta, Librarian / E-mail:
John T. Tiffanc is the headmaster.

11101 Long Island City
Fiorello H. LaGuardia Community College, City University of NY (CUNY) 1971
Program for Deaf Adults  (PDA) 1975
Web Site:
Contact: Tony Allicino, Director / E-mail:

11217 Brooklyn
New York Deaf Theatre (NYDT) 1979
Web Site:
Contact: Gary Rosenblatt, General Manager / E-mail:

11225 Brooklyn
St. Frances de Sales School for the Deaf  Sept 13, 1960
Web Site:
Contact: Edward McCormack, Director / E-mail:

11234 Brooklyn
Brooklyn Public Library   1898
The Child's Place for Children with Special Needs/Kidsmobile 1988
Web Site:
Contact: Carrie Banks, Supervising Librarian / E-mail

11358 Flushing,
Empire State Association of the Deaf (ESAD) 1865
Web Site:
Contact: Albert Hlibok, Executive Secretary / Email:
Joshua Finkle is the president.
ESAD is the oldest permanent deaf organization in America.

11432 Jamaica
Queens Library / Special Services 1858
Web Site:
Contact: Loida Garcia-Febo, Assistant Coordinator

11765 Mill Neck
Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf 1951
Web Site:
Contact: Mark R. Prowatzke, Ph.D, Executive Director / E-mail:

11767 Nesconset
Cleary School for the Deaf 1925
Web Site:
Contact: Ken Morseon, Superintendent / E-mail:

13440 Rome
New York State School for the Deaf (NYSSD) 1874
Web Site:
Contact: Ms. Carriann Ray, Superintendent / E-mail:

14214 Buffalo
St. Mary's School for the Deaf (SMSD) Sept 26, 1853
Web Site:
Contact: William Page Johnson, PhD, Superintendent / E-mail:

14478 Keuka Park
Keuka College 1891 / Division of Humanities and Fine Arts 1950's  / ASL 1998-99 and ASL/English Interpretation 2004-05 Programs
Web Site:
Contact: Dorothy M. Wilkins, Professor and Coordinator

14602 Rochester
Advocacy Services for Abused Deaf Women, Inc. (ASADV) 1998
Web Site:
Contact: Executive Director /  Email address

14609 Rochester
Ephphatha Mission for the Deaf/St. Mark's and St. John's Episcopal Church (EMD) 1959
Web Site:
Contact:  Suzanne Johnston, Rochester Missioner for the Deaf
E-mail: or

14618 Rochester
Alpha Lutheran Church of the Deaf 1923
Web Site:
Contact: John Rushton, Deacon John Rushton /

14621 Rochester
Rochester School for the Deaf (RSD) 1876
Web Site:
Contact: Dr. Harold Mowl, Jr., Superintendent / E-mail:

Home    Introduction    M.A.I.L    Library    Auxiliary    Diversity    Hearing    Crossroads    NLSD    Key Contacts