Exhibits & Displays

Current Displays

September Large Meeting Room: “Wave Runner” – Paintings by Barbara Bilotta
Bilotta, who divides her time between Long Island and Miami, considers herself an Abstract Expressionist. Her vibrant works contain the visual and emotional power that is so much a part of that school of painting.

September Traveling Exhibit: Immigration in New York State, 1650-1950
This exhibit focuses on the historic immigration to New York State from 1650 to 1950.  Our story begins with the arrival of Dutch settlers and continues through the end of the World Wars. Exhibit courtesy of the Long Island Library Resource Center and will remain in the Front Reading Room from September 1 to 30.

October Tall Case Display:  “Assemblages: Lost and Found” by John Kozyra

October Museum Case Display: Day Haven Adult Day Services


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Display Cases

The Library offers two display cases.

Museum Case (in Front Reading Room)

Dimensions: 32″ tall x 80″ wide x 22″ deep

Shelf Heights- Upper: 15″  |  Lower: 17″
(these may not be adjusted)

This case does not lock.
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Museum Case


Tall Case (in Vestibule)

Dimensions: 58″ high x 39″ wide x 14″ deep

Shelf Heights- Upper: 19″  |  Middle: 21″  |  Lower: 16″
(these may be adjusted by a staff member)

This case does lock. (Click to enlarge)

Tall Case






Interested in Displaying?

Speak with a Reference Librarian in person or by telephone at 631-473-0022 to reserve space for a one month exhibition period.

Be sure to fill out the required forms below and submit the completed forms to a Reference Librarian by email (adref@portjefflibrary.org), mail or in person.

Exhibitions & Displays Information Forms (PDF)

Exhibition Space

The Port Jefferson Free Library has approximately 302 square feet of Exhibition space divided into two walls in the Meeting Room on the Lower Level. Additionally, the Exhibition panels of one wall open up in the style of a triptych to reveal an additional 292 square feet of Exhibition space.

Each wall is 24 feet long by 7 feet high and contains 8 panels on each side.

The main wall consists of individual panels that measure 33 inches across. The opposite wall consists of double panels that measure 69 inches across.

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Please note that when closed, the clearance in between closed panels is approximately 2 inches. These panels will remain open ONLY during an Artist Reception and will remain closed during Library events and programs.

We also offer Virtual Exhibits.

What is a Virtual Exhibit?

A slideshow of images of your work. This can include titles, descriptions, locations and a biography of the artist.

Visit portjefflibrary.org/onlineexhibits for current and upcoming exhibits.