Art in the Library

Downstairs Gallery


From The Sketchbook” Drawings by Sarah Alexander August 27 – September 28, 2019

Sarah Alexander is a contemporary artist who works with multiple materials and mediums with a focus on watercolor,

drawing and painting using unconventional surfaces and techniques. Her work is highly detailed, layered and fluid. She

creates through a stream-of-consciousness and the resulting depictions appear gravity-defying. This exhibition of Sarah’s

work focuses on her wonderful and unusual drawings.

Upstairs Display Case

Little Golden Book Exhibit August 28 – October 30, 2019.

Nostalgia for one’s childhood is often made up of the “little things”: a favorite plaything, a particular birthday party, the

unconditional love of a family pet, or a story read again & again from a little Golden book. These original editions

represent years of finding by chance or searching through book dealers the favorite childhood books of one Metrowest

library patron. Each Golden Book evokes for her a warm memory of a time, place, or individual.

Anthony Antonellis is exhibiting five of his unique wood creations in the fireplace lounge area, adjacent to the main

circulation desk, and another one is exhibited near the public computers. The pieces are intricatly patterned wood

assemblages, carefully crafted and finished. Enjoy this visually dynamic exhibit.

On extended loan, in the downstairs conference room are photographs by Bill Horsman, a commercial and fine art

photographer who has exhibited in the library and currently has his studio in downtown Ashland. A very fine exhibi

There are 4 large paintings by Al Perry on exhibit in the upstairs Fireplace lounges. These are on extended viewing for the next several months. 

If you are a collector and would like to share your collection with the Library community by exhibiting all or part of it in the locked display case near the main circulation desk, please contact Larry DeJong at Leave a short message and a way to contact you and he will follow up with you.