2010 marks the 325th anniversary of the founding of Danbury in 1685. The library will commemorate this milestone by presenting two programs. The first will take place on Thursday September 9th in the Farioly Program Room on the lower level. It will run from 2-3 pm. It will be about the critical importance of the library to the development of the city from the American Revolution up to the current day. The second will take place on Thursday September 16th. It will also take place in the Farioly Program Room again from 2-3 pm. This program will deal with the Great Danbury Fair from its inception in 1869 until its closing in 1981. Both programs will be presented by John O’Donnell ,who is in charge of the Local History Room.