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2018 Library Fall Open House (Free and open to all)

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. Our neighborhood business partners will be providing Library members and guests special discounts during the day.

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

2018 Fall Open House PROGRAM

10h00-19h00 | Welcome and Neighborhood Crawl

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)

10h30 and 13h30 | Meet the Library director

Meet-n-Greet the new Library director Audrey Chapuis

11h00-13h00 | Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age

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. A moderated Q&A by Elizabeth Milovidov will following the screening. The film Screenagers is appropriate for children ages 10+.
RSVP is required.

13h00-17h00 | Associations and Voter Registration

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)

14h00-16h00 | Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age

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. A moderated Q&A by Elizabeth Milovidov will following the screening. The film Screenagers is appropriate for children ages 10+.
RSVP is required.

15h00-16h00 | Children’s Program (ages 6-10)

Children’s Program: Relax, Repeat, Remember: With Fluency MC (ages 6-10) (Children’s Library)
Fluency MC’s real name is Jason R Levine. Jason writes songs and creates videos about the English language. The video for his song “Stick, Stuck, Stuck”, which he wrote about irregular verbs, has been viewed nearly 4,000,000 times on YouTube. He is an English teacher, teacher trainer, and creator of the English Workout Method.

18h00-19h00 | Library and Community Outreach 

Libraries and Community Outreach: Sponsored Membership Program Celebration (Florence Gould Reading Room)
The Library is pleased to present a discussion on the role of libraries and social justice in highlighting the Library’s Sponsored Membership Program. This evening event will feature Library director Audrey Chapuis as she talks about the role and trends of libraries today. A special presentation by Guillaume Soto-Mayor will offer an overview of the migration crisis in Europe and the shortcomings of the EU approach towards migration as whole. Free and open to the public.

*THE NEIGHBORHOOD CRAWL: The Library has partnered with five 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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