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Riverhead Free Library celebrates 120 years with block party: Photos

07/23/2016 5:45 PM |

Riverhead Free Library threw a block party on Saturday to celebrate its 120th anniversary.

The family friendly event featured free watermelon for the kids, a puppet show, and information booths.

"Harry of Riverhead" tries out a rain stick from a display provided by the Southold Indian Museum. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

“Harry of Riverhead” tries out a rain stick from a display provided by the Southold Indian Museum. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Ody Gochez, 8, and sister Rosie, 3, enjoy watermelon. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Ody Gochez, 8, and sister Rosie, 3, enjoy watermelon. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Peyton LaCombe, 9, of Riverhead accepts a slice of watermelon from Riverhead firefighter Joe Berezny. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Peyton LaCombe, 9, of Riverhead accepts a slice of watermelon from Riverhead firefighter Joe Berezny. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

A table set up to send best wishes to the library. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

A table set up to send best wishes to the library. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

One of the many greetings. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

One of the many greetings. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Booths lined Osbourne Avenue. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Booths lined Osbourne Avenue. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Puppet show. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Puppet show. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

A collection area set up for time capsule contents. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

A collection area set up for time capsule contents. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Jonathan Gochez, 10, of Riverhead writes a secret message to be placed in the time capsule. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Jonathan Gochez, 10, of Riverhead writes a secret message to be placed in the time capsule. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

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