HAMILTON, ON –September 22, 2016 – Hamilton Public Library and our community partners are celebrating the official launch of the Love Your City, Share Your Story digital storytelling project at an unveiling event on Friday, September 30. This event will take place in newly renovated Hamilton Room at the Central Library and will be an opportunity to thank the partners, donors and sponsors who have generously supported these projects.
WHAT: Hamilton Public Library welcomes guests to join us for the launch of the Love Your City, Share Your Story digital storytelling project. Project partners have been busy collecting stories all about Hamilton for over a year and are officially ready to start sharing them with the community. This event will take place in the newly renovated Hamilton Room. The afternoon will include remarks from Mayor Eisenberger, Hamilton Public Library’s CEO and Chief Librarian Paul Takala, and several community partners. It will be followed by a wine and cheese reception.
WHO: Storytelling Project partners include: Hamilton Public Library, McMaster University Library and the City of Hamilton. Funding for the Storytelling Project was generously donated by the Hamilton Future Fund.
Other community partners, including the Hamilton Community Foundation, will be present to participate in the launch and official unveiling of the Hamilton Room.
WHEN: Friday, September 30
Event begins at 3 p.m.
Remarks at 3:30 p.m.
Wine & Cheese Reception 3:30-6 p.m.
WHERE: Hamilton Public Library - Central Library
55 York Boulevard
Hamilton ON L8N 4E4
About Love Your City, Share Your Story
Love Your City, Share Your Story is a digital storytelling project generously supported by the Hamiton Future Fund and developed through a partnership between the Hamilton Public Library, McMaster University Library and the City of Hamilton. The goal of this legacy project is to create and archive a collection of stories about Hamilton. Teams have already collected many stories about the past and present, and are ready to start sharing these stories with the community. To find out more about the Love Your City, Share Your Story project or to share your own story, visit: HamiltonStories.ca.
About Hamilton Public Library
The Hamilton Public Library is a vibrant hub for information and culture, providing our diverse community the Freedom to Discover. As one of the largest library systems in Canada, Hamiltonians can discover something new at our 22 locations, two bookmobiles or through our extensive digital collections. Visit us online at hpl.ca. Follow us on Twitter @hamiltonlibrary. Like us on Facebook at HamiltonPublicLibrary.