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100 Years Old and Going Strong

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Birthday Cake replica of the John Jermain Memorial Library building.

JJML staffer Susan Blumenkrantz baked this fantastic cake for the Capital Campaign Kickoff event.

Well, 10/10/10, better known as the John Jermain Memorial Library’s Centennial Anniversary turned out to be quite a festive day for a 100-year old. Between the free public celebration on the Custom House lawn in the afternoon, and the elegant kickoff celebration for our $3.5 million capital campaign at the home of Bob Weinstein and Eric Hensley, it’s probably safe to say that the library hasn’t seen this much excitement since opening day.

Cake and ice cream being served at JJML's 100th Birthday community celebration.

More cake -- and ice cream too -- were served at afternoon community celebration on the Custom House lawn.

And while many librarians might not agree that a picture is worth a thousand words, the 200+ pictures of the 10/10/10 events, will definitely give you a better idea of how festive the day was than anything we could write here. So click on the link below to be transported to our Flickr site where you can view slide shows of both events.We’ve included a few photos here, to whet your appetite. Click on anyone of them to be sent to our Flickr page, where you find the rest.

The Sag Harbor Community Band played at JJML's 100th Birthday Community Celebration.

The Sag Harbor Community Band entertained the crowd at JJML's 100th Birthday Community Celebration.

The guests at JJML's 100th Birthday Celebration enjoy the music and speeches.

Party-goers thoroughly enjoyed the free concert by the Sag Harbor Community Band.

Or, you can just click here.
(Hint: each event is in a separate set of pictures. Look in the right-hand column on our Flickr page for a link to each set. Click on it, then, once you’re on the events page, click on “Slideshow” near the top right of the page.

Guests under the tent at JJML's Capital Campaign Kickoff on 10/10/10.

The lovely setting for the Capital Campaign Kickoff and Centennial Celebration.

Author: John Jermain Memorial Library

The John Jermain Memorial Library is the public library in Sag Harbor, NY. Founded in 1910, the library building and initial collection was a gift from Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage to the people of Sag Harbor. From June 2011 to July 2013 the library will be located at 34 W. Water St., in Sag Harbor, while our historic building is renovated and expanded.

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