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Art at Medina County District Library

Brunswick Library

Snap & Share Teen Photo Contest
Mar. 16-30 - Share a picture you took inspired by your love of reading, favorite book or character. Prizes! Grades 6-12; email entry by Mar. 12 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . More information available here.

Pet Palooza Homeschool Art Show
Apr. 8-14 - Homeschool students may submit animal themed artwork Mar. 26 - Apr. 2 at Brunswick Library. Art should be mounted on colorful paper or mat board. Pick up artwork the week after the show.

Buckeye Library

Buckeye Student Art Show
Apr. 23 - May 4 - Be wowed by the creative talents of students from Buckeye Local Schools.
Reception - Tues., Apr. 24, 6:30 pm
Meet the artists and view their work.

Highland Library

Gallery - A partnership with Cliffside Artists Collaborative
March - various artists
April - Bernie D'Ettorre
May - Dino Massaroni

Highland Middle School Art Show
Apr. 9-13 - Discover the creativity of HMS students.
Reception - Mon., Apr. 9, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Enjoy HMS solo and ensemble performances.

Medina Library

B. Smith Gallery
Jan. 27 - Mar. 4 - Medina County Art League Aquarius Show
Annual show of MCAL members' works.

Mar. 12-25 - Juried Teen Art Show
Student (grade 6-12) art work accepted Mar. 5-7 at Medina Library. Prizes will be awarded in two categories: grades 6-8 and 9-12. More information available here.
Reception - Wed., Mar. 14, 6:30 pm
Meet the artists and view their work.

Apr. 2-8 - Congressional Art Show
Featuring works by students in the Ohio 16th District. More information available here.

Apr. 16 - May 12 - H.G. Blake Elementary Student Art

May 21 - June 17 - James Jeffrey Higgins
Photography of industrial landscapes and more.

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 case

Highland 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?
Download and fill out the Exhibit Application/Waiver. If you have questions, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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

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.

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

by Charles Basham
Brunswick Library
Unusual Weather
by Bob Pozarski
Brunswick Library
by Kathy Lapso
Buckeye Library
by Bruce Biro
Buckeye Library
The World of Books
by John Ascherl
Highland Library
Franklin Bates Collection
by Franklin Bates
Lodi Library
Untitled Dichroic Glass
by Leonard Marty
Lodi Library
Chippewa Creek: Spring Continuum
by Yulia Hanansen
Medina Library
Elm Farm
by Frederick C. Graff
Medina Library
The Giants of Seville
by Dan Andreasen
Seville Library