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Allegheny Health Network Panel
Week Seven “Program Sponsor” Allegheny Health Network holds a panel at 3:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 12, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. The conversation, on personal genomics, social determinants and the use of big data on communities, will be moderated by Karen Surkala, president of Allegheny Health Network Westfield Hospital.
Chautauqua Opera Company Master Class Featuring Daniel Belcher
Join General and Artistic Director Steven Osgood as Chautauqua Opera broadcasts a master class with Daniel Belcher at 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 12, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch.
Tallman Tracker Organ Recital
Joshua Stafford, interim organist for Chautauqua Institution, gives a recital on the Tallman Tracker Organ in the Hall of Christ, broadcast at noon Wednesday, Aug. 12, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform immediately following the Chautauqua Lecture Series presentation of the day.
Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and email@example.com, or by calling 716-357-6296.