The Seattle Public Library is excited to celebrate the opening of Alice Ball Park, 8100 Greenwood Ave. N., across the street from the Greenwood Branch! Join us from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, June 14 for the ribbon cutting and the official opening of the new park.

Everyone is invited to help create the ribbon for the opening ceremony. Drop by the Greenwood Branch, 8016 Greenwood Ave. N., 206-684-4086, anytime during open hours to decorate strips of paper for the community ribbon.

At the celebration, Library staff will be in the park's "Reading Nook" with coloring sheets, books and giveaway prizes. The event also includes music by the Kenny Mandell duo, food from Valhalla Sandwiches and crafts from Re-Creative.

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Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

This event is presented in partnership with Seattle Parks & Recreation.

The Library's dynamic approach to building community that enriches lives includes programming that brings people, information and ideas together to respect and embrace the well-being of the people we serve.