FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2000
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Glenn A. Walsh, Life Trustee, Andrew Carnegie Free Library
(412) 561-7876, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
CHILDREN'S EASTER EGG HUNT
IN LIBRARY PARK APRIL 22
Carnegie, Pa., April 12 - An Easter Egg Hunt, free-of-charge to children, will take place in Library Park, outside of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library, 300 Beechwood Avenue in Carnegie Borough, on Saturday, April 22 at 12:00 Noon. Open to all children in Carnegie and the Chartiers Valley, from toddlers to age 12, there will be prizes awarded, in three different age categories, for finding the eggs.
Registration for the Hunt will take place in the Lecture Hall, on the second floor of the Library. After the Hunt, lunch will be served for the children and there will be a short movie telling the Easter story; these are also free-of-charge to all area children. All activities will be concluded by 2 p.m. The Easter Egg Hunt is presented by the Vineyard Christian Fellowship of Southwest Pittsburgh and co-sponsored by the Andrew Carnegie Free Library.
The Andrew Carnegie Free Library opened as the fourth free public library, constructed and endowed by the industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, on May 1, 1901. In addition to a Library, the cultural complex includes a 788-seat, acoustically perfect Music Hall(patterned after Carnegie Hall in New York City), 140-seat Lecture Hall, Civil War Museum, small in-town park, and discount bookstore.
The Andrew Carnegie Free Library is funded by the Borough of Carnegie, through an annual appropriation of the Borough Council; the Allegheny Regional Asset District, from the one percent sales tax levied in Allegheny County; the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; AND the generous donations given by individuals, non-profit organizations, and businesses in Carnegie and the Chartiers Valley.
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