Brigade, ribbon-cutting set to begin Saturday for opening of Advanced Learning Library

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The Advanced Learning Library in Wichita will open on June 16. City officials reported the news on Wednesday.

The “Books & More Brigade” which was previously announced will begin a 8:30 Saturday morning at the Central Library at 223 S. Main. 

Following the brigade, a ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on the Advanced Learning Library’s west plaza. Both elected officials along with members of the Library Board and others will be making remarks before the ceremony which begins at 9:30 a.m. 

The Advanced Learning Library will be open to the public following the ribbon-cutting ceremony. 

Wichita Transit will provide shuttle service between the parking garage by the former Gander Mountain and the Advanced Learning Library’s east plaza. Shuttles will run every 10 minutes, with the first shuttle leaving the parking garage at 8 a.m. and the last shuttle leaving the Advanced Learning Library at 2 p.m. 
 
Other activities planned for the day include:

  • GoCreate sewing demonstrations in the TECnovation Room at 10 a.m. and 1 and 4 p.m.
  • GoCreate machine embroidery demonstrations in the TECnovation Room at 11 a.m. and 2 and 5 p.m.
  • Storytimes in the Children’s Pavilion at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • Trevor Stewart music performance in the Conference Center at 12 p.m.
  • GoCreate pin tuck demonstrations in the TECnovation Room at 12 and 3 p.m.
  • Delano Woodwind Quartet performance in the Conference Center at 1 p.m.
  • Wichita Ukulele Society performance in the Conference Center at 2 p.m.
  • Charisse Kahler music performance in the Conference Center at 3 p.m.
  • Elephant & Piggie Storytime in the Children’s Pavilion at 3:30 p.m.
  • Lisa Hittle Jazz Trio performance in the Conference Center at 4 p.m.

More information about the Advanced Learning Library and grand opening events is available on the Library’s website: www.wichitalibrary.org.

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