9/11 Twentieth Anniversary Commemoration

Event Type: Adults
Date: 9/10/2021
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 12:35 PM
 [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

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