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Library’s 50th Birthday Party

September 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

library's 50th birthday

Saturday, September 23
Brooks Memorial Library is holding its 50th birthday party on Saturday, September 23. EVERYONE is invited for food, fun, and celebration!

Kids’ celebration: 10:00-noon


10:00  Craft table for making birthday cards
10:30  Seriously funny guy Kevin O’Keefe will present his one-man show, followed by birthday cake and singing.


Afternoon festivities in Main Reading Room: 2:00-6:00


1:00  Music from late sixties performed by Sharon Leslie and Dan Kasnitz
2:00  Opening remarks by Peter and Corky Elwell and an overview of library history with Jerry Carbone
3:00  Presentation by Amy Dickinson, panelist on Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me and syndicated columnist, Ask Amy. Free copies of her new book, Strangers Tend to Tell Me Things, will be given to the first 52 people (one per family), thanks to the Friends of Brooks Memorial Library and Everyone’s Books.
4:00  Refreshments and singing/dancing to music provided by the Wyld Nightz Trio with Jeff Brewer.
BCTV will be on hand to record library reminiscences.


See you there!



September 23, 2017
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Brooks Memorial Library
224 Main St.
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The mission of the Friends is to support the Brooks Memorial Library through advocacy, public relations, and fundraising in order to provide the highest quality library services to the community.

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Friends of Brooks Memorial Library

224 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT  05301