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GLENDALE– Share Your Stories with the Glendale Public Library
March 15, 2019 @ 3:00 am – March 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am
GLENDALE–The Glendale Public Library will be hosting a two-day workshop for ten community members to tell their stories relating to coming to Glendale to settle. These sessions will be led by staff from StoryCenter.org. The Glendale Public Library invites you to share your story about your family’s journey and to make a personal film using family momentos and other archival materials. Participants will be interviewed on camera. Photos and memorabilia will be scanned for use in the videos. Completed videos will be housed on the Glendale History Room’s web page and archived for potential use in a future gallery exhibit. RSVP required; event is free; food and refreshments will be provided for participants. Friday, March 15, 2019, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, March 16, 2019, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Downtown Central Glendale Library Arts & Culture Auditorium located at 222 E Harvard Street Glendale CA 91205-1017 Event is limited to twenty participants. Sign up online for a time slot at storycenter.org/glendalestories Gather together your photos and family momentos Bring these at your designated time to the library Tell your story to one of our trained staff For more information, contact Lora Martinolich, Sr. Library Supervisor, 818-548-3749, firstname.lastname@example.org. This program is supported by the California State Library’s California Listens grant. This program is part of a project entitled Tell Me that is supported by California Humanities through an Humanities for All Project Grant. More about Tapestry: Stories of the Human Spirit: The Glendale Library, Arts & Culture staff will work with immigrants, local restauranteurs, culture bearers and educators to identify, interview, record and make available oral histories of Glendale’s diverse immigrant populations. ReflectSpace, a gallery of the Downtown Central Library, will offer multi-media exhibits featuring the oral histories of Glendale settlers and immigrants, including the Shoah Foundation’s oral history collection of Glendale Armenian Genocide survivors previously recorded by photographer Ara Oshagan. A community festival will provide another opportunity for sharing immigrant cuisines and cultural traditions, as well as to collect new stories from community members through the means of a mobile recording booth. And a partnership with the Glendale School District will provide opportunities for student learning.