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2018 Fall Open House

September 29 @ 10 h 00 min - 20 h 00 min

The Library’s annual Fall Open House is one of our biggest events in the fall and one of the few days that we are open to the public, members and non-members alike. Join us for a full day of activities including story time for children, guided tours, presentations, and voter registration for U.S. citizens. We will also be spearheading a neighborhood partnership program that will provide Library members and guests to benefit from special discounts from selected businesses near the Library.

NOTE: The program schedule may change, please check back regularly for the latest updates.

2018 Fall Open House PROGRAM

10h00-19h00

Welcome and Library membership sign-ups Neighborhood Crawl and RAFFLE (booklets available at the Welcome Desk)*
Display of Library treasures (Conference Room)
Family Photo Scavenger Hunt (available at Welcome Desk and Children’s Library)

11h30-13h30

Film screening of Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age, presented by Message (Lower Level Reading Room) The documentary Screenagers explores the impact of the 6.5 hours that teens spend on social media, video games, cell phones, and the internet through poignant, and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists. The film Screenagers is appropriate for children ages 10+.
RSVP is required to participate in this screening, details forthcoming.

13h00-18h00

AAWE table (Florence Gould Reading Room)
Message table (Florence Gould Reading Room)
Gifted In France table (Florence Gould Reading Room)
AWG table (Florence Gould Reading Room)
AARO table and voter registration for U.S. citizens (Florence Gould Reading Room)
S.P.R.I.N.T. / SPAN table (Florence Gould Reading Room)
“How to engage with the Library” table (Florence Gould Reading Room)

Time TBD

Meet-n-Greet the new Library director Audrey Chapuis

15h00-17h00

Film screening of Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age, presented by Message (Lower Level Reading Room) The documentary Screenagers explores the impact of the 6.5 hours that teens spend on social media, video games, cell phones, and the internet through poignant, and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists. The film Screenagers is appropriate for children ages 10+.
RSVP is required to participate in this screening, details forthcoming.

18h00-19h00

Libraries and Social Justice: Sponsored Membership Program Celebration (Florence Gould Reading Room) – more details to come

*THE NEIGHBORHOOD CRAWL: The Library has partnered with several local businesses in our neighborhood to offer discounts and tastings to Library members and guests as part of our Fall Open House on Saturday 29 September. More information about each business and their discounts is available in the booklet distributed during our Fall Open House.

Details

Date:
September 29
Time:
10 h 00 min - 20 h 00 min
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