The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at email@example.com. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.
Oliver Archives Heritage Lecture Series
Institution archivist and historian Jon Schmitz will present the Oliver Archives Heritage Lecture Series’ Week Nine presentation “Science and Religion (and Art) at Chautauqua” at 3:30 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 21, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform. Schmitz will discuss the history of the ever-changing relationship between these three pillars of the Institution. This series is made possible with a gift from Jeff Lutz and Cathy Nowosielski.
At 12:30 p.m. EDT on Sunday, Aug. 23, there will be virtual AA/Al-Anon meetings via Zoom. If you are interested in attending, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for access.
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.