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Prospective Docent Information Session

Tuesday, September 05, 2017, 10:00am - 11:30am

lynne with open rare book in reading roomShare your passion for literature, history, and the arts while giving back to the local community.

Learn about becoming a volunteer Docent during this Docent Information Session.

Hear from Tracy Steneken, Public Programs Manager, as well as current docents, about the rewards of being part of this exciting program.  

The Information Session will include a Pequot Library Building and History tour as well as an overview of the Special Collections of over 30,000 rare books, manuscripts, and archives.  

Coffee and refreshments will be served.

RSVP for Prospective Docent Information Session to Jean Kaul, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Docents are volunteers who are trained to lead members of the community through tours of Pequot Library, the Special Collections exhibitions, and art installments. Docents engage guests through lively, interactive discussion and a hands-on approach to learning while conveying the warmth that Pequot Library is known for.  Docents who lead tours for school groups also have the opportunity to facilitate art and writing projects after tours, so that students may synthesize what they have learned at the library in a creative way.

Pequot Library's Docent Program offers the opportunity to experience first-hand the items from our Special Collections while engaging young minds with treasures they won't find anyplace else.

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Location : Reading Room, Auditorium, The Perkin Gallery
Contact : Jean Kaul, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.