FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 21, 2000
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Glenn A. Walsh - (412) 561-7876, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
FRACTURED FAIRYTALES TOLD AT CHILDREN'S STORYTIMES JAN. 26 & 27
Carnegie, Pa., Jan. 21 - "Fractured Fairytales" will be presented at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library, 300 Beechwood Avenue in Carnegie Borough, during the Library's weekly Storytimes for children on January 26 and 27.
Miss Kelly, the Library's new Children's Coordinator, will present such fairytales, as Bigfoot Cinderella and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, during the Wednesday evening and Thursday afternoon Storytimes. The Pre-School Storytime will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 27, while the Storytime for elementary school children will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26; pre-schoolers not able to attend the Thursday afternoon session are welcome on Wednesday evening.
The Library Storytimes are free-of-charge to all children in Carnegie and the Chartiers Valley. Parents and other family members are also welcome to attend. All children attending the Wednesday night Storytime will receive free admission to the Library's Civil War Museum, immediately following the Storytime.
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.
Note to Editors and Reporters: Kelly Thakur, the Andrew Carnegie Free Library's new Children's Coordinator, would be available for interviews; telephone (412) 561-7876 to arrange for an interview.
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