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9/11: the 20th Anniversary [Film]

September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11 at Flower Library with a month of displays, a film, and a guest speaker.

Join community members to view the film, Anniversary in the Schools, created by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. During the 35 minute viewing, patrons will hear from:

  • Carlton Shelley II, a West Point graduate who was a student in the elementary school where President George W. Bush was told about the 9/11 attacks
  • Bill Spade, a retired FDNY firefighter who responded to the World Trade Center on 9/11, and his son John Spade, a graduate of the 9/11 Museum Ambassador program and Museum volunteer
  • Will Jimeno, a retired Port Authority police officer who was rescued from the debris pile hours after surviving the collapse of the Twin Towers
  • Brielle Saracini and Cait Leavey, who both lost their fathers on 9/11 and became lifelong friends while volunteering with an organization dedicated to supporting those who lost loved ones on September 11

A trailer is available for this film by visiting their website or clicking this link. The above descriptions of the speakers are also provided by the same site.

While visiting the library, patrons are welcome to explore the poster display provided by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, read the local news correspondence as covered by the Watertown Daily Times, and post a small personal memory or note. 9/11-themed library materials will be available for check out by patrons of all ages.

Contact Ashley with questions at 315-785-7714.

No registration necessary!

Schedule of 9.11 20th Anniversary events.


September 11
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Flower Library
229 Washington Street
Watertown, 13601 United States
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