Art at MCDL

Brunswick Library

38th Annual Medina Needlework Guild Show
Sept. 18-19 -
 Enter a piece of needlework in this juried show.  Entries accepted Sept. 16, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm, at Brunswick Library.  Project entry fee $3.00 for guild members, $5.00 for general public. Call 330-220-6971 or 330-483-4134 for more information. 

Buckeye Library

Check back for future art shows.

Highland Library

The Barns of Granger
Oct. 1-16 - Photographs, drawings, and plein air paintings by artists of all ages, capturing beloved barns of Granger Township.

Cornucopia of Quilting
Oct. 3-23 - The Honeybee Quilters display their exquisite pieces, including quilts, purses, and wall hangings, with various techniques and patterns.

Lodi Library

Views of Lodi
Sept. 1-30 - 
Brad Rice's watercolors and acrylic views of Lodi are an expression of his love and dedication to the area.

Medina Library 

B. Smith Gallery

NOAEA Teacher & Student Summer Art Exhibit
July 26 - Aug. 21
Featuring more than forty art educators from the Northeast Ohio Art Education Association and their equally talented students.

Fused Glass
July 26 - Aug. 21
Kelly Hartman Jadach conveys playfulness and joy with bright, vibrant colors in her fused glass pieces.

Art of the Heart
Aug. 30 - Sept. 26
View works by Women in Art.

The Hill We Climb
Oct. 4 - 31 - 
PerSisters share works reflecting on the way art touches people' s lives.

From Plein Air Study to Studio Painting
Nov. 8 - Dec. 5 -
 Cuyahoga Valley Area Plein Air Painters show their spontaneous plein air studies along side their more polished studio paintings.

Gallery Spaces

Medina County District Library features four premium art galleries able to display the work of talented artists.

the B. Smith GalleryMedina Library Gallery, known as the B. Smith Gallery, is located on the third floor of the library. The gallery hosts monthly shows in a beautiful space filled with abundant natural light. The gallery hosts national shows, the Medina County Art League's annual Aquarius show in February, and exhibits from local artist and groups.

Thanks to the Medina County Arts Council, the B. Smith Gallery now houses an art display case that allows three-dimensional art to be safely shown.


display caseHighland Library Gallery features exhibits in partnership with the Cliffside Artist Collaborative and other local artists.

Lodi Library and Brunswick Library Galleries are located in the libraries' Community Rooms.

Interested in showcasing your art at one of MCDL's four gallery spaces?
Please view this link Exhibit Policy. If you have future interest or questions, please email

Medina County District Library locations feature beautiful, original art on permanent display within the libraries.

Here is a sample of the featured art you will find in MCDL locations.


Mapleside by Charles Basham
by Charles Basham
Brunswick Library

Unusual Weather by Bob Pozarski
Unusual Weather
by Bob Pozarski
Brunswick Library


Untitled by Kathy Lapso
by Kathy Lapso
Buckeye Library

Want by Bruce Biro
by Bruce Biro
Buckeye Library


The World of Books by John Ascherl
The World of Books
by John Ascherl
Highland Library

Franklin Bates Collection by Franklin Bates
Franklin Bates Collection
by Franklin Bates
Lodi Library


Untitled Dichroic Glass by Leonard Marty
Untitled Dichroic Glass
by Leonard Marty
Lodi Library

Chippewa Creek:<br />Spring Continuum by Yulia Hanansen
Chippewa Creek:
Spring Continuum
by Yulia Hanansen
Medina Library


Elm Farm Frederick C. Graff
Elm Farm
by Frederick C. Graff
Medina Library

The Giants of Seville by Dan Andreasen
The Giants of Seville
by Dan Andreasen
Seville Library


The MCDL Art Guide, available at all locations, allows art lovers to tour the libraries, enjoying the art and learning about the pieces along the way.