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Annual Community Art Show


Newburgh Free Library Announces 2014 Art Show Winners

“Iartshownto the Woods” by Cathy Cahill won Best in Show at the Annual Community Art Show sponsored by the Newburgh Free Library and the Friends of the Newburgh Library. Seventy entries were received in six different categories: Oil/Acrylic, Watercolors, Pastels, Photography, Mixed Media and Sculpture.  The show runs through April 25.  Other winners include:

Oil and Acrylic – First place:  On the Dunes by Gita Nadas, Second Place: Sisters by Loretta Jefferson, Third Place: Ralph’s View by Fred Dahl.

Pastels: First Place – Countenance by Lucy Dimiceli, Second Place – Still Life by Linda Nadas and Third Place, Girl (After Mazzola) by Milton Peters.

Mixed Media: First Place – Everything Breaks by Monica Ostrow, Second Place: Praying Hands by Mrs. Jaroka and Third Place: Grace by Enid Herrman.

Photography: First Place – Sayville Docks by Henry Prusinski, Second Place: The Great Oak Tree On the Left by Joe Chiarella and Third Place: Untitled by Donald Schwartz,

Watercolor: First Place- Springtime Reunion by Fred Mitchell, Second Place: Envious End by Carl Ferguson  and Third Place: Sentinels in the Glen by Catherine Crotty Sharpe

Sculpture: First Place – Morry by David Nolan and Second Place – Ghost Cat by Thomas Devita.              


Spring Library 2014 Newsletter – click here



You can now download many of your favorite magazines by using a new library service called Zinio. With your Newburgh library card you can sign up to access digital copies of more than 25 magazines that can be read online or downloaded  to your computer or mobile device to read offline. Magazines include Cosmopolitan, Newsweek, Martha Stewart Living, Men’s Health and more.

Library users can browse from the library’s collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, no waiting lists and no limit to the number of magazine downloads. You see the exact same material you get in print, including full-color pictures, intuitive navigation and keyword article search. Some issues also feature video, audio and live links. Magazine issues are not checked out so they’re always available any time. And there are no fines, ever.

Free Zinio reader apps are available for a wide number of devices such as the iPad , Android, Blackberry Playbook, Kindle Fire as well as PCs or Macs.

For more information on how to access this service, call the Newburgh Free Library, 845-563-3628 or 563-3625.


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