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New Library Grand Opening

Post Date:08/11/2017 4:08 PM

On Saturday, July 29, 2017 the Kalama Library will officially re-open to the public with an all-day downtown wide celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Kalama Library.   Library Staff is currently working to set up the new facility and organize the book collection before reopening to the public.  

The Celebration will begin at 10 am with a Street Fair all along Main Street (until 10pm) and Children’s Activities at the Library (until 4pm).  At 1pm, the Grand Re-opening Ceremony will be held at 312 N. First St. which will include the Re-dedication of the Ezra Meeker – Oregon Trail Marker in front of the Library as well as the ribbon cutting to the new facility.  Tours will be provided throughout the day.  There will be live entertainment in front of the Library beginning at Noon with the Pollock Brothers & Friends and Nehemiah Brown will perform at 2pm.  At 4pm the Kalama Lions will open a Beer Garden in the Library/Kalama Telephone Parking lot. At 7pm the festivities will continue with a Street Dance with the band Lil’ Queenie playing until 10pm.  


Come downtown and see the fresh new library space and enjoy a community wide celebration!!!



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