Thursday, September 10, 2015

Revisiting the Past at the Tulare County Library

Shades of Tulare County Redux, an historical photo exhibit, opens at the Visalia Branch of the Tulare County Library on Tuesday, September 22. This exhibit consists of over thirty images originally in personal photo albums of local residents of Asian descent collected during the initial Shades project in 1999.

The exhibit runs from September 22 through December 10 and is located on the second floor of the Visalia Branch outside the entrance to the Annie R. Mitchell History Room. Exhibit hours are from 1:00pm - 5:00pm, Tuesday - Friday.

Join us for an opening reception on Wednesday, September 23 from 6:30pm - 7:30pm at the Visalia Library. Local historian and author Terry Ommen (Wild Tulare County, Then & Now: Visalia) and Tulare County Film Commissioner and local historian Eric Coyne will speak about their experiences assisting in the creation of the collection. Refreshments will be provided.

The exhibit and reception are both free events. No registration is required. For more information on this exhibit or reception, please contact Lisa Raney at (559) 713-2723 or the reference desk at (559) 713-2703.

The Visalia Library is located at 200 W. Oak Ave, Visalia, CA 93291. The Tulare County Library serves all the citizens of Tulare County with locations in fifteen communities, five book machines, and an online presence at