The Brentwood History Department

The Brentwood Public Library serves the residents of the Brentwood School District. Our mission is to provide an environment for lifelong learning by making available responsive services and resources that inform, educate, and enrich the lives of the people of the community.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

An Oral History with Andy Wittman, a long time resident of Brentwood, New York

An oral history of Andy Wittman a long time resident of Brentwood. As a youth he worked for the Koehlers at their General Store in Brentwood. As an adult he volunteered at the Brentwood Fire Department. Listen to his life in Brentwood, New York.

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Monday, April 21, 2008

Fire Island Ghosts and Indian Stories Podcast

On Wednesday April 16, 2008 at 7 pm former National Park Service Ranger Dick Barrett told his legendary tales of unexplained happenings that have occurred at Fire Island. Listen to these tales on your MP3 player or computer.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Do you remember Brentwood when.....

Monday, June 23th 4-6 pm
Calling all former residents or residents who have lived in the Brentwood Community for most of their life we would like you to join us for a High Tea and to reminisce about Brentwood in the old days. Bring your stories, memorabilia and old photographs for a delightful afternoon at the Brentwood Library. For more information please call 273-7883 ext 347. Registration begins Friday, April 25th.

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Brentwood Yearbooks

Starting with the 2007 editions the library will purchase Brentwood's Middle Schools Yearbooks. The Yearbooks do not leave the library but they can be viewed at the library. Currently the library's collection includes the Brentwood High School Yearbook from 1957 to present.

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Long Island Memories Digitization Project

Long Island Memories is a digitization project sponsored by Long Island Library Council. The library has chosen part of it's collection to make available to the public through this project
Here you will find postcards, documents, letters, books, and photographs about Brentwood's history. If you intend to use any of the collection for commercial reasons please call Brentwood Public Library, 631-273-7883.

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Brentwood Oral Histories Podcasts

Dorothy Freund was a long time resident of Brentwood, NY. She married Theodore Freund, the butcher at Koehler's General Store. Meet Dorothy and hear about Brentwood in the 1930's.

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