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Wrap-Up for Donald Grant Mitchell 200th Birthday

2023-04-10 18:00:00 2023-04-10 19:30:00 America/New_York Wrap-Up for Donald Grant Mitchell 200th Birthday Donald Grant Mitchell 200th Year Wrap-up with a conversation between Barbara Lamb, the former New Haven Director of Arts and Cultural Affairs and Rona Johnston of the New Haven Preservation Trust. Mitchell Library - Program Room

Monday, April 10
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-04-10 18:00:00 2023-04-10 19:30:00 America/New_York Wrap-Up for Donald Grant Mitchell 200th Birthday Donald Grant Mitchell 200th Year Wrap-up with a conversation between Barbara Lamb, the former New Haven Director of Arts and Cultural Affairs and Rona Johnston of the New Haven Preservation Trust. Mitchell Library - Program Room

Mitchell Library

Program Room

Donald Grant Mitchell 200th Year Wrap-up with a conversation between Barbara Lamb, the former New Haven Director of Arts and Cultural Affairs and Rona Johnston of the New Haven Preservation Trust.

Donald Grant Mitchell Bicentennial Year . . . 

 

. . . . join Barbara Lamb, coordinator for the year-long Donald Grant Mitchell Bicentennial Celebration, in conversation with Rona Johnston, President of the New Haven Preservation Trust, on Monday, April 10 from 6-7:30 pm at the Mitchell Branch, as Mitchell’s Bicentennial year comes to a close.  

 

Learn more about the year-long celebration and future plans to memorialize him as they talk about Mitchell’s long life and his numerous contributions to our city.  New Haven’s own, a famous bestselling author for whom the Westville Library branch is named, farmer and naturalist, he designed many of New Haven’s beautiful public parks.  This Yale grad was a true Renaissance man, scholar and teacher, inveterate cartographer and diplomat, who made his home at a 200-acre farm in Westville in 1855, remaining there until his death in 1906.   Don’t miss it!

 

AGE GROUP: | Adults (18+) |

EVENT TYPE: | Literature, Arts, and Culture |

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Mitchell Library

Phone: (203) 946-8117
Branch manager
Marian Huggins

Hours
We're closed Monday May 27
Mon, May 27 Closed
Tue, May 28 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, May 29 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, May 30 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, May 31 Closed
Sat, Jun 01 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 02 Closed

About the branch

The Donald G. Mitchell Memorial Library was founded in 1910, adopted into the New Haven Free Public Library System in 1922, and opened in its current facility in 1966. Situated on the edge of Beecher Park, Mitchell Library has become a cornerstone of the Westville, Amity, Beaver Hills, Edgewood, and West Rock neighborhoods. Residents frequent the library to attend community meetings; borrow the latest bestsellers; enjoy, attend, or participate in a library program; or take advantage of the library’s free Wi-Fi.

Upcoming events

Wed, May 29, All day
Lower Level - Outside the Teen Center

Wed, May 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ives Main Library

Wed, May 29, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Mitchell Library - Program Room

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mitchell Library - Program Room

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Fair Haven Library

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fair Haven Library

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Stetson Library - Innovation Studio - 2nd Floor

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ives Main Library - Children's Program Room

Wed, May 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Wilson Library