Local History

Montauk Pets: Past and Present exhibit

 Our Montauk Pets: Past and Present exhibit has been extended through the end of September 2019. Marcel Didiot and the Pitts-Burke family dog, 1930s, photographer, Vitus Pitts.  (C) Dell Cullum and the Montauk Library Kiwi the pet rooster, 2019, owner and photographer, Kathleen Ernst  

Friends Calendars are Here!

“Hot off the Press” The latest from The Friends’ both interesting and useful department, it’s the 2020 Anniversary Calendar. These calendars are the result of countless hours of research, planning, and layout by professionals that are passionate about Montauk’s history.  Each month’s photo in this calendar features an archival photo with a descriptive caption. The calendar… Read more »

2019 Annual Operating Budget passes.

Thank You Montauk! The Montauk Library 2019-2020 annual operating budget has passes with 104 Yes votes and 11 No votes.  Incumbents, Joan Lycke and Linda Barnds, were re-elected.

Long Island Hurricane History Display

Archival hurricane photos on exhibit at Montauk Library until October 30, 2018 The Hurricane of 1938 remains the most devastating hurricane in recent memory, a gale with winds of 110 miles per hour that stormed into eastern Long Island and New England with no warning. Montaukers fled from their homes in Fort Pond Bay Village… Read more »