Labor Day and Admission Day holiday closures: All library locations will be closed on Monday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 9. The Main Library and the Brookfield and Eastmont branches will be open on Tuesday, September 8; all other locations will be closed that day.
Temescal in Situ Grand Opening Gathering
Installation by Sara Biel, © 2013 the artist. Used by permission.
Help launch Temescal in Situ, a neighborhood visual art-poetry project, underway this fall. Join its organizers and participants, hear some of their work and learn the details of the project, a collection of site-specific poems presented as installations throughout the Temescal district.
The launch will include a self-guided walk to view works in the project and readings, performances and or presentations by participants, who include Sara Biel, Tonia Herrero, Kevin Demery, Brittany Noelle Horner, Patrick Newsom, Alejandro Palacios, Thomas Walden Levy, John Oliver Simon with his students in the Poetry Inside Out program at Emerson Elementary School, Adele Mendelson, Brooke Toczylowski & students of International High School, Casey Massman, Clive Matson, Gabriela Laz, Karla Brundage, Kayla Sussell, Lynne Jones, Mark Mellor & Peggy Simmons. Kristi Holohan of the Rock Paper Scissors Collective will do some live silk-screening.
Live music featuring (most of) Temescal's very own Smooth Toad, & others.
Maps of installation sites available at the Temescal Branch Library or online at Temescalinsitu.com