Live Online: A Celebration of AnimationWednesday October 21, 2020
7:00 PM until 8:30 PM
Award-winning author and pop culture historian Martin Gitlin hosts this fun and enlightening presentation for all ages based on his book, A Celebration of Animation: The 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters in Television History. He is the only author to actually rank the greatest cartoon characters ever, such as Popeye, Bugs Bunny, Woody Woodpecker, Scooby Doo, Snoopy and SpongeBob SquarePants. He will show funny cartoon snippets of characters from the past century, play trivia with patrons, discuss the criteria he used to rank the best of the best and speak about their impact on American pop culture. Adults, teens, kids ... this program is fun for everyone! Marty will have autographed and personalized copies of his book available online for purchase after the event.
Please join us on Zoom (meeting ID: 849 9186 2222). We recommend using the free Zoom app. You can call (646) 558-8656 and use the same meeting ID to listen to the audio. You may also view the program live on our YouTube channel and on our Facebook page. If you're new to Zoom, we recommend you install it and try it out beforehand (more than a few minutes before the program). If you're having trouble with it, ask us for help during our Help Desk hours.
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