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Dove Wind Sculpture

Dove Wind Sculpture

Northport Building
Courtyard


This beautiful wind sculpture graces the Dove Thomas Garden which was
dedicated in June, 2013 in memory of Dove Thomas, a beloved member of
the Library staff. An original creation by artist Jeffrey L. Hollman,
the sculpture was commissioned by the Thomas family and the Library
and funded by private donors

 

Harris' Wall Sculpture

Harris' Circle of Friends

Northport Building

Courtyard


Located in the Northport Library courtyard, Harris’ Circle of Friends was created to honor four-year-old Harris Christopher Stack who tragically lost his life. Harris Circle, featuring unique paver art, was incorporated into the library’s 90th Anniversary Library Courtyard project in 2006.

 

Harris' Wall Sculpture

Harris' Wall Sculpture

Northport Building

Courtyard


This sculpture was commissioned by the Tayler-Stack family to honor their 4 year old son, Harris Christopher, who tragically lost his life.  The artist Henry Harvey, who lives and works in eastern Pennsylvania, translates a whimsical theme of the heavens.  He uses a combination of 32 oz copper for the crescents and cast aluminum coated with copper for the stars and moon for a composition of a heavenly cluster of stars and moons.  The sculpture is part of a reading area “Harris’ Circle of Friends”.  Both were unveiled in the courtyard in May 2006 to celebrate Harris’ 6th birthday.

 

The Little Prince

The Little Prince
Northport Building
Courtyard

 

Unveiled September 16, 2006 in the courtyard of the Northport Public Library, commemorates the internationally loved classic by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Born in 1900, French aviator and author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry lived in the Bevin House on Northport’s Eaton’s Neck during 1942.


The Little Prince

Michelle's Garden
Northport Building
Scudder Avenue

 

Located on the southwest lawn of the Northport Library, Michelle’s Garden incorporates paver art and a commemorative garden bench funded by donations in memory of Michelle DeGeorge. Black-Eyed Susans, Michelle DeGeorge’s favorite flowers, are planted in the garden and featured in the patio mosaic. Michelle DeGeorge worked as a page at the Library from 1991–1995. The DeGeorge family has had a long tradition of service to the Library. Michelle’s grandfather, Fred DeGeorge Sr. and father, Fred DeGeorge managed the Library’s buildings and grounds. Michelle passed away in November 2000.


Rockfish

Rockfish
Northport Building
Contemplation Garden

 

This sculpture, created by local artist Paul Moreno, was generously donated to the Library by Paul and Emily Gray Moreno in October 2016.  Rockfish can be viewed in the Contemplation Garden from the Northport Gallery.


Rotary Circle

Rotary
Northport Building
Courtyard

 

The Rotary Circle was part of the 90th Anniversary Library Courtyard project created with funds donated by the Northport Rotary Club.

 

Stone Arch

Stone Arch

Northport Building
Rear Outside

 

Arch Listed in the Smithsonian Institution's Inventory of American Sculpture, this six foot sculpture is located on the grounds of the Northport Public Library. It was created by former Northport resident Scott C. Anderson and donated to the library in 1971.

 

 

 

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