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Laborfest: Mechanics' Chess Room & Library Tour

Date:
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Time:
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Event Type:
Teach-In
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
Meet at entrance of 57 Post St., San Francisco. Montgomery St BART/Muni Metro Any train or bus going on or under Market Street to Montgomery. Buses 2, 3, 38.

Mechanics' Institute Library and Chess Room Tour
(Repeats at 2 p.m.)
Join us for a tour of the oldest library on the west coast! The Mechanics’ Institute was established in 1854 as a library and vocational school for mechanics, engineers, and manual laborers. Today it continues its service to the community as a comprehensive library, a cultural center, and a world renowned chess club. Tour will focus on the Institute’s history, the unique architectural features of our landmark building, and a comprehensive review of the Institute’s collections, services, and activities.
For more information and reservations please contact: Taryn Edwards 415-393-0103, email: tedwards [at] milibrary.org
See also:
http://www.laborfest.net/2011/2011schedule.htm
http://www.milibrary.org/
Added to the calendar on Mon, Jun 20, 2011 6:14AM
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