Pirates and spongers, authors, and artists; their legacies linger, and their stories can be found in the Key West Library. The headquarters branch for the Keys, this library has an extensive and fascinating Florida History collection, and a large reference section. The library provides several weekly children's programs, and hosts provocative lecture series. Relax in our unique palm garden with tropical foliage from around the world.
Florida History & Genealogy services may be limited due to staffing. Please call ahead for hours of operation.
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Renowned photographer Jack Mitchell was born in Key West 90 years ago this September. With his passing in 2013, he left behind a legacy of photography that includes some of the most iconic images of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists, actors, dancers, and writers.
In celebration of his legacy, the Key West Public Library will screen the 2006 documentary by Craig Highberger, “Jack Mitchell: My Life Is Black and White,” at 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12, in the library auditorium, 700 Fleming St. A small exhibit of original prints …
At the Library Auditorium on Sep 12, 2015 at 3:00 PM
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