The Camden Public Library announces its participation in Sept. 11, 2001: The Day That Changed the World, an educational exhibition that presents the history of 9/11, its origins, and its ongoing implications through the personal stories of those who witnessed and survived the attacks. The poster exhibit will be available to view from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Sept. 1-30, in the library’s 2nd floor History Center, located at 55 Main St, in Camden.

Told across 14 posters, this exhibition includes archival photographs and images of artifacts from the permanent collection of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. It explores the consequences of terrorism on individual lives and communities at the local, national, and international levels, and encourages critical thinking about the legacies of 9/11.

In addition to the exhibit, the library has collected a list of available resources — books and DVDs that cover both individual accounts and historical narratives. Visitors to the library can find a display of this media on the main floor near the entrance to the Picker Room. The resource list can also be accessed at librarycamden.org/event/9-11.

This exhibition, curated by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, reflects the core pillars of commemoration, education, and inspiration as we prepare to observe the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

“During this 20th anniversary year, it is our privilege to share these lessons with a new generation, teach them about the ongoing repercussions of the 9/11 attacks and inspire them with the idea that, even in the darkest of times, we can come together, support one another and find the strength to renew and rebuild,” said 9/11 Memorial & Museum President and CEO Alice M. Greenwald, according to a news release from the library.

“This twentieth year is a particularly fraught anniversary of the 9/11 attack and its consequences, as we make a final withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan. The display reminds us how we are all connected,” said Ken Gross, director of the Library’s Walsh History Center.

The poster exhibition was developed by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy Demands Wisdom. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibition do not necessarily represent those of the National endowment for Humanities.

For more information, visit 911memorial.org, or email [email protected].

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