- History & Culture
Thomas A. Edison: A Life of Invention
Thomas A. Edison was born in February 1847, 175 years ago. He was a husband, father, and regarded as the most prolific inventor in American history. Edison held 1,093 U.S. patents, including the light bulb, phonograph, motion picture camera, and a battery for an electric car. “My mother was the making of me. She was so true, so sure of me; and I felt I had something to live for, someone I must not disappoint.” Edward Sierra will offer an engaging and informative presentation, as he dips you into the life and work of Thomas A. Edison. No registration required. For additional information, please call the library at 631-567-5079 or visit our website.