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Exhibition Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of September 11th

September 1-October 31 | Franklin Gallery, Third Floor

This educational exhibition recounts the events of September 11, 2001, through the personal stories of those who witnessed and survived the attacks. Told across 14 posters, this exhibition includes archival photographs and images of artifacts from the 9/11 Museum’s permanent collection.

Curated by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and made in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Special Programs

9/11 Survivor Thomas Jones: How He Escaped the South Tower

Tuesday, September 14, 7-8:30 p.m. | In-Person | All Ages 
Mr. Jones will speak about how he escaped the South Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. REGISTER


When Sad Things Happen Storytime

Tuesday, September 14, 7-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Ages 2-6 with Caregiver
We will share a story of a fireboat in New York Harbor on September 11th and a reflection on essential workers during COVID. REGISTER

Interested in Displaying Your Artwork?

Artists interested in exhibiting their artwork in the Library's 3rd Floor Franklin Gallery should contact Margaret Rychtarczyk at 847-663-1234.