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On Saturday, October 2 at the Park Street Library @ the Lyric in Hartford, Hartford Public Library invites the community to a daylong celebration to mark the grand opening of the new library. 

The festivities will begin in the morning with art activities at the Art Box (777 Park St.) followed by a parade to the new Park Street Library @ the Lyric (603 Park St.). At the new library there will be live music, food trucks, activities for kids and open access to come inside and tour the brand new space. 


10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Art activities at the Art Box, including painting of Southside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance Frog Hollow heroes murals
11 a.m. – Puppet show, presented by Hispanic Health Council
1 p.m. – Colors of Frog Hollow Community Parade from Art Box to Park Street Library @ the Lyric (Wear a shirt representative of your culture)
2 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Block party celebration 

De 4 Ahwee & Co. with friends from Trinity Steel, presented by the Trinity College Center for Caribbean Studies
DJ Connie Carmona featuring YOUMedia Hartford teens
Bomba Ashe
Latin Essence Jazz Group
Mariachi Academy of New England 

Voices of Frog Hollow multimedia presentation
Hartford History Center Hartford Public Library branch history exhibit