The public is invited to visit the during regular library hours through January to view a special exhibit of dollhouses, buildings and miniature scenes designed to teach the community about Turner Syndrome and nonverbal learning disabilities.
Turner Syndrome is a chromosomal disorder that affects only girls, causing medical and growth problems, as well as the possibility of nonverbal disabilities.
The Turner Town traveling exhibit is taken around the U.S. by the Turner Syndrome Society. It has been displayed at libraries, events and museums all over the country.
Each dollhouse is fully decorated and comes complete with stories and characters and tells the story of a girl growing up with Turner Syndrome and how it affects her life. Visitors can take part in the interactive, self-teaching traveling exhibit, and even vote for their favorite house or scene.
The free exhibit is in the Children’s Area at the library, which is located at 16301 Michigan Ave. The library is open Monday-Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; and Sunday 1-5 p.m.