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St. Agnes Library Reopening Celebration


February 11, 2010

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The Library will celebrate the reopening of the renovated historic St. Agnes Library with a  day of free public events including a morning ceremony, programs for children and teens, a neighborhood history talk, job workshop, branch tours and more. Download event flyer.

11 a.m.
- Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting, with elected officials and special guests, including Fox News anchor Alisyn Camerota 

12:30 p.m.
- Magic Show, with Evan Paquette
- Neighborhood History: Upper West Side Odyssey, a talk by Jim Mackin, Park West Neighborhood History Group

1 p.m.
- Center for Reading and Writing, an overview with staff and students

2 p.m.
- Children Sing and Celebrate Around the World, a singing program for preschoolers
- Get Noticed in 2010: Networking Made Simple, a workshop for job seekers
- Center for Reading and Writing, computer demonstrations and casual conversations with students and staff

3 p.m.
- World Beat and Percussion with Dale Gordon, a participatory performance
- Face Painting and Balloon Animals  

Also: Gaming with Nintendo Wii