August Lunch and Learn – City of Anaheim’s Carnegie Library

APL-LogoWith Jane Newell, Heritage Services Manager
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 – 11:30am-12:30pm
Free Monthly Event
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Join us for an informative presentation about the development of the public library in the City of Anaheim, and the history of the Carnegie Library building.

About Anaheim Public Library

Anaheim Public Library promotes literacy, lifelong learning, and a love of reading through traditional print materials as well as virtual services. There are ten Library branches serving the City of Anaheim and surrounding communities, including the Anaheim Heritage Center which houses our local history collections, and a new self-service branch at ARTIC transportation center. There is also a Bookmobile that serves the Community Development Block Grant neighborhoods in the city.

About Jane Newell

Jane Newell is the Heritage Services Manager for the Anaheim Public Library. She has two Master degrees, one in Library and Information Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and the second in Archives and Museum Management from Duquesne University. She joined the Anaheim Public Library in 1993, where she manages the Anaheim Heritage Center and has implemented major projects to preserve and make accessible Anaheim’s rich history and culture for future generations. This extensive local history collection supports research at all levels, from third grade reports to scholarly books and journal articles to historic anniversary celebrations. Digital Anaheim provides worldwide access to over 2,000 historic Anaheim photographs through the library’s online catalog and Calisphere. She also oversees the preservation and programming of three historic buildings: the Carnegie Library at the MUZEO complex; and, at Founders’ Park, the Mother Colony and Woelke-Stoffel Houses, as well as an agricultural exhibit in the newly constructed Carriage House. In addition, as a member of the Neighborhood Preservation team, she works with the community to document and preserve Anaheim’s historic resources.

Next Lunch and Learn Event:
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 featuring OC Coastkeepers – California’s Water Supply

Carnegie Gallery

The Historic 1908 Carnegie Library is on the United States National Register of Historic Places, and was built using a 10K grant funded by Andrew Carnegie. It served as the city library until 1963, then became home to the Anaheim Museum in 1987 before becoming part of Muzeo in 2007. Available for private event rental.

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