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Voices from the Basement - documentary film about Filene's Basement
"Voices from the Basement" is a documentary film collection of stories told by the people who worked and shopped at Filene's Basement captured through newsreels, archival footage, vintage photographs and audio recordings. The film is a journey back to a time when the American Dream was accessible to everyone who walked through the doors of The Basement.
The producers of the film will be there to discuss the film afterwards. This program is sponsored by Friends of the Winchester Library and made possible by a grant from the John & Mary Murphy Educational Foundation. Free and open to the public.
|Where||Winchester Public Library 80 Washington St, Winchester, MA 01890 (documentary film by Michael Bavaro about Boston’s beloved 100-year-old icon – the original Filene’s Basement.)|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||7:00 pm–8:30 pm|
|Who to bring||College Students, Moms, Dads, Singles, Teens, Seniors|
More About Winchester Public Library
The Winchester Public Library, situated behind Town Hall, offers a number of programs and activities for its patrons, both young and old. Reference librarians are always available to the public to help with locating information, use of the internet and research projects.
The library has a young adults section, located on the upper floor, that serves children ages 12 - 18. It also participates in the Massachusetts's state summer reading program. The library has book websites specifically aimed at teens and a homework center open everyday after school.
For children, the library offers storytelling, book groups, drop-in craft programs and a variety of performers. The library also has memberships to area museums and attractions available for Winchester residents only.
The Winchester Public Library was founded in 1858, and the current building was constructed in 1931. The building is a combination of an art gallery and a library. And in 1996, the library underwent a complete renovation.