The Library Will Be Closed Today, Friday, December 23rd, Due to the Inclement Weather
On June 14, 2021, pilot Christine Mortine was forced to land her Cessna 185 near Worthington after the engine died shortly after take-off. Join us to hear about her emergency landing.
On June 14, 2021, pilot Christine Mortine was forced to land her Cessna 185 near Worthington after the engine died shortly after take-off. Join us on this anniversary to hear about her emergency landing.
Registration is requested for this in-person event.
In addition to a career in classical music spanning over twenty-five years, Christine Mortine turned from conducting and playing instruments to flying by them. She is an active flight instructor, having obtained her CFI, CFII, MEI, Cirrus Training Center Instructor, as well as SIC in the Citation 500. Christine is a FAA appointed Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE). Prior to the pandemic she worked with AOPA Air Safety Institute as an Instructor for the Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC) and a Safety Seminars presenter.
She is currently a founding board member for OAS Ohio Air & Space Hall of Fame and Museum being developed in the CMH original control tower, WOSU Public Media TV/Radio, Professional Pilots Association, and the National Parks Conservation Association Council. She has served Scioto Valley Ninety-Nines, EAA Chapter 9, and Columbus Symphony Orchestra boards. Christine has volunteered with EAA, Young Eagles, Angel Flights and Hospice, and has a high commitment to fostering scholarships currently available from Scioto Valley Ninety-Nines. She is a member of the Society of Aviation and Flight Instructors (SAFE), National/International Association of Flight instructors (NAFI) and Women in Aviation International (WIA). She is also an advocate for the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) as an Ohio State Liaison when not flying back country out west.
AGE GROUP: | All Ages | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Civics, Current Events, and History |
|Mon, Jun 05||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Tue, Jun 06||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Wed, Jun 07||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 08||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 09||10:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 10||10:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 11||1:00PM to 5:00PM|
Bexley Public Library was founded in 1924 and first housed in Bexley High School, now Montrose Elementary School. The present building opened in 1929 and was designed by architects O.C. Miller and R.R. Reeves who drew upon French and Italian architecture from the 17th century for the design.
The library is located at 2411 East Main Street, at the intersection of East Main Street and Cassady Avenue. Parking is available in our parking lot on Euclaire Avenue and in front of the library on Main Street. Main Street is a No Parking Tow Zone from 4:00-6:00 p.m. weekdays.