From Thursday, June 30, through Saturday, July 2, we will be hosting a series of free programs and events for all ages. We look forward to welcoming you!
For those who may not be able to attend in person, we invite you to join the celebration by participating in our "Tell Us Your Roosevelt Story" campaign. Please share your personal connection to Franklin, Eleanor, their legacy, the FDR Library's Archives or Museum by posting on social media and using the hashtag #MyRooseveltStory, or by email to email@example.com.
Please note that the Library and Museum is closed for a private event on the morning of Thursday, June 30, and will open at 12pm. The Research Room is closed all day. The grounds and the FDR Home will open for regular business hours. All events and programs take place in the Library and Museum, the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center and on the Library grounds, located at 4079 Albany Post Rd in Hyde Park, NY. In addition to the free programming, the Museum and Library will offer free admission during the afternoon on Thursday, June 30, and all day Saturday, July 2.
Thursday, June 30
|11:00 a.m.||75th anniversary ceremony for Library members and invited guests. Please note: Seating for invited guests only. Watch the webcast!|
|12:00 p.m.||Day of Infamy: 24 Hours that Changed History special exhibition opens to the public|
|2:00 p.m.||Panel Discussion: A History of the Roosevelt Library. Learn about the history of the Library from Library Director Paul Sparrow, former Library Director Lynn Bassanese, author Ken Moody and former Roosevelt Institute President Chris Breiseth.|
Friday, July 1, 2016
|10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.||Day of Infamy: 24 Hours that Changed History special exhibition on view in the Library and Museum. Free with Library and Museum admission.|
|3:00 p.m.||Book Talk: William E. Leuchtenburg, The American President: From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton. Free admission.|
|7:00 p.m.||Theatrical Performance: In Their Own Words: The Roosevelts|
Saturday, July 2, 2016
|10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.||Family Fun Festival! Join us on the Library's Great Lawn for a day of free activities, including performances by the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, live swing music (bring your dancing shoes!), food trucks, a dunk tank, face painting, raptor shows and more!|
|10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.||Day of Infamy: 24 Hours that Changed History special exhibition on view in the Library and Museum|
|4:00 p.m.||Theatrical Performance: In Their Own Words: The Roosevelts|
|7:00 p.m.||Theatrical Performance: In Their Own Words: The Roosevelts |
The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. The 75th anniversary celebrations are proudly supported by the Trustees of the Library and the Roosevelt Institute.
If you have any questions about the events, please contact Cliff Laube at (845) 486-7745 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.