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Essential: True Stories of Unseen Work

Saturday, May 14, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

The event will take place outdoors at Lisa Link Peace Park - 452 State St. In case of rain, the event may be moved to the 3rd floor of the Central Library.

Essential: True Stories of Unseen Work is an opportunity for essential workers to share their stories from the pandemic and beyond. People from all walks of life are invited to attend and share a 5-minute story open-mic style during this outdoor event.

Featured storytellers include Andi Cloud, Marisol Gonzalez-Rodriguez, Rep. Francesca Hong, Beverly Hutcherson and Wilson Seely. The event will be hosted by Dina Nina Martinez and DJ-ed by Rob Dz. Sign language interpretation will be available throughout.

Library Takeover is funded by the Madison Public Library Foundation and in partnership with Downtown Madison. This gathering will follow any Madison & Dane County Public Health guidance in effect at the time of the event.