Patchogue-Medford Library is packed with events this weekend, including a whole day of family history, free comic books for teens and wrapping with a concert.
Saturday is Free Comic Book Day, and the library’s teen as well as children’s departments will be giving out free books. The teen department will be giving out books donated by Golden Memories Comics in Selden from their Carnegie Library Library location from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. while supplies last. Teens will be limited to three books per person. Comic book themed crafts are also being made at the building. The children’s department will hold their event from 12 p.m.-5 p.m. in the lower level of the main building, which will include comic books, crafts and comic book related items.
Over in the main building is Family History Day, featuring an afternoon of genealogy events from 12:45 p.m.-5 p.m. These events will focus on how to start your family history search, record as well as preserve your family’s stories, apps that can help your search and (for kids in grades 4 to 8) crafting family scrapbook frames.
Then on Sunday, group Nina Et cetera is coming to Patchogue-Medford Library to perform American music including songs by Johnny Cash, Elvis and Hank Williams. The group’s performance is taking place in Meeting Room A&B from 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. The show is free and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. To learn more about Nina et Cetera, watch this interview segment that aired on Verizon Fios1.