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Smithtown library renovation

Robert Lusak, director of the Smithtown Special Library

Robert Lusak, director of the Smithtown Special Library District, shows the mural in the main reading room of the Smithtown Public Library. (Aug. 8, 2012) Photo Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara

Sunshine streams through arched windows at the renovated library, and new lamps in the first floor's main reference room illuminate three large murals depicting town history. Poor lighting obscured the murals before the library closed last year for a major expansion and renovation, Robert Lusak, director of the Smithtown Special Library District, said.

The main reading room of the Smithtown library.
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The main reading room of the Smithtown library. (Aug. 8, 2012)

Robert Lusak, director of the Smithtown Special Library
Photo Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara

Robert Lusak, director of the Smithtown Special Library District, shows the new state-of-the-art, energy-efficient boiler room in the Smithtown Public Library. (Aug. 8, 2012)

Robert Lusak shows the hearing loop technology installed
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Robert Lusak shows the hearing loop technology installed in one of the rooms of the Smithtown Public Library. (Aug. 8, 2012)

Robert Lusak, director of the Smithtown Special Library
Photo Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara

Robert Lusak, director of the Smithtown Special Library District, shows the mural in the main reading room of the Smithtown Public Library. (Aug. 8, 2012)

A detail in the children's section of the
Photo Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara

A detail in the children's section of the Smithtown Public Library, which underwent renovations. (Aug. 8, 2012)

Greg Kropp of A.R. Kropp Co. & Sons
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Greg Kropp of A.R. Kropp Co. & Sons installs a desk in the main reading room of the Smithtown Public Library. (Aug. 8, 2012)

One of the rooms in the newly renovated
Photo Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara

One of the rooms in the newly renovated Smithtown Public Library. (Aug. 8, 2012)

The main reading room of the Smithtown Public
Photo Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara

The main reading room of the Smithtown Public Library, which was recently renovated. (Aug. 8, 2012)

Greg Kropp of A.R. Kropp Co. & Sons
Photo Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara

Greg Kropp of A.R. Kropp Co. & Sons works on a desk in the main reading room of the Smithtown Public Library. (Aug. 8, 2012)

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