spacer
9/11 Twentieth Anniversary Commemoration

Event Type: Adults
Date: 9/10/2021
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 12:35 PM
Description:
 [Online] Hear firsthand accounts of the day's tragic events in an original film created by New York City's 9/11 Memorial & Museum, whose staff are available for a live Q&A. Contains sensitive subject matter. Appropriate for adults and grades 3 & up.

You can access the webinar on the day of the event HERE.

Listen to stories from:

* A retired FDNY firefighter who responded to the World Trade Center on 9/11

* A student from the elementary school where President George W. Bush was told about the 9/11 attacks  

* A  retired Port Authority police officer who was rescued from the debris pile hours after surviving the collapse of the Twin Towers

* Two young women whose fathers were killed on 9/11 and who became lifelong friends while volunteering with a September 11 families organization

* and others who witnessed or were directly affected by the day's events

On September 10 & 11 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. CT, 9/11 Memorial Education staff will be available via live chat to answer questions.

The film and webinar are closed-captioned.

This program is free and open to all. Register below to receive an email with instructions on how to watch the film and participate in the live chat.
.
   Vernon Area Public Library
Location: Internet
Contact: Adult Desk
Contact Number: 224-543-1485
Status: Closed


Sorry, this event has already occurred. Please register for another event.