Now on view in the lower level Claire Davidson Siegel Gallery is Seascapes & Landscapes, a solo exhibit featuring paintings by Paul Padovano. The works on display were created in oils, acrylics, and watercolors. He creates picturesque environments that transport the viewer to other places.
Now on view on the main floor of the Patchogue-Medford Library is a children’s art exhibit titled This Is Us! The inaugural exhibition, made possible with the support of the Patchogue-Medford Friends of the Library, features drawings from children aged 5 – 10. All of the drawings were created during a library program last March. The children were given white stock paper, pencils, colored pencils, crayons and markers, and instructed to draw pictures of themselves as well as their family members. The project’s goal was to teach the children multiculturalism and diversity through art. In total, 15 children participated in the program and have their artwork on display.
Here’s our latest dispatch from the basement of the library. We have heard rumors that snow has recently fallen. This can’t be true can it? Obviously at this time of year the calendar says it’s Spring, so temperatures must be balmy and the spring … [Continue reading]
Thanks to all who came out to vote for the 2018-2019 Library budget and Trustee election. The budget passed, 258 yes, 53 no. Eleanor Ryder was elected to a 5 year term. … [Continue reading]
Now on view at the Patchogue-Medford Library is Disruption, a group exhibition featuring the artists of Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE). The exhibition, curated by FREE's Director of Art Therapy Ed Regensburg, LCAT, consists … [Continue reading]
On display in the showcase next to the Library's reference desk are shoes by famed shoe designer Beth Levine of Patchogue, Shoe designer Beth (Katz) Levine spent her early years on her family’s cattle and dairy farm in Holtsville. The Katz family … [Continue reading]
2018 marks the fifth year that Patchogue-Medford Library will be hatching baby chicks! We have been monitoring and maintaining the optimum temperature and humidity levels in the incubator since our eggs arrived on March 15. We are just about ready to … [Continue reading]
Major League Baseball's Opening Day is upon us, with all of the requisite nostalgia, excitement about the blank slate and the promise of a new season, and hopefulness for, and dreams of, a championship year. From 1937 until the late 1940s, … [Continue reading]
Researching female ancestors can be challenging due to several factors. First, most women take their husband’s surname when they marry. This makes it tricky, although not impossible, to learn about your female ancestors’ lives before marriage. If … [Continue reading]
On Tuesday, April 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., residents will have the opportunity to vote on the proposed budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Our goal is to provide our community with a high standard of resources and services delivered … [Continue reading]