From the very first time I saw a Ukrainian decorated egg (pysanka) I have loved the way they look and been fascinated by how they are made. So last spring when I saw that there was going to be a class in pysanky making here on Long Island, I was on it right away. I could hardly wait to sign up!
To decorate an egg, the dyes are applied in successive layers, with the lightest colors first. As each new color is added, wax is applied over the areas of the design that are to remain that particular color. At the end, all the wax is wiped away and the entire beautiful design is revealed.
On Tuesday, April 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. you will have the opportunity to vote on the Proposed Budget for the 2015/2016 fiscal year. Having not pierced the tax cap, and through our coordination efforts with other Suffolk County Libraries, our … [Continue reading]
The Tuesday, March 3rd session of our S.A.T class has been cancelled due to weather. The rescheduled class will take place on Friday, March 6 from 6:30-8:30. Sorry for the inconvenience. … [Continue reading]
Due to inclement weather conditions, the Patchogue-Medford Library will be having a delayed opening at 11:30am on Monday March 2nd. Please be careful when driving! … [Continue reading]
Spend time with your family, recharge after the work week and visit some great exhibitions happening in Museums with your Library Card. Did you know that the following Museums are free to you and your family with your Patchogue-Medford Library Card? … [Continue reading]
Patchogue Village's Protecting the Environment Committee is looking into a ban on single-use plastic bags. The committee is holding an education and information forum on the subject at Patchogue Theatre, 71 E. Main St., March 18th at 7 p.m. The … [Continue reading]
How we see an object has everything to do with how that object is illuminated. But our brains have adapted to see white as white whether it’s under harsh fluorescent light or soft daylight, whether it’s cast under blue or yellow light. That’s called … [Continue reading]
Anne Marie and Peter Sarich, this year's grand marshals for the Patchogue St. Patrick's Day parade, received their sash at a ceremony Sunday at Brick House Brewery, 67 W. Main St., in Patchogue Village. The ceremony included music from band … [Continue reading]
Every Friday FindMyPast.com announces new or updated collections to its website. Here are some of the additions and changes made this week. Be sure to come to the library and try this database during our free trial which runs until the end of … [Continue reading]