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Monday, August 26, 2019
PRESS PHOTOS BY APRIL PETERSONThe long-awaited children’s wing of the Emmaus Public Library officially opened Nov. 8. ABOVE: Emmaus Mayor Lee Ann Gilbert addresses those gathered and declares Nov. 8 as “Friends of the Emmaus Public Library Day” while Sue Monroe, children’s librarian and students from Seven Generations Charter School and Lincoln and Jefferson elementary schools wait to cut the PRESS PHOTOS BY APRIL PETERSONThe long-awaited children’s wing of the Emmaus Public Library officially opened Nov. 8. ABOVE: Emmaus Mayor Lee Ann Gilbert addresses those gathered and declares Nov. 8 as “Friends of the Emmaus Public Library Day” while Sue Monroe, children’s librarian and students from Seven Generations Charter School and Lincoln and Jefferson elementary schools wait to cut the
Sue Monroe, children’s librarian at Emmaus Public Library, speaks to guests, library users, local politicians and others at the ribbon cutting for the new children’s wing of the Emmaus Public Library. Sue Monroe, children’s librarian at Emmaus Public Library, speaks to guests, library users, local politicians and others at the ribbon cutting for the new children’s wing of the Emmaus Public Library.
The circulation desk at the library is lined with commendations, plaques and other congratulatory displays. A small reception followed the ceremony. The circulation desk at the library is lined with commendations, plaques and other congratulatory displays. A small reception followed the ceremony.
Maryellen Kanarr, director of the Emmaus Public Library, left, and Sue Monroe, children’s librarian, talk with young readers at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Maryellen Kanarr, director of the Emmaus Public Library, left, and Sue Monroe, children’s librarian, talk with young readers at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The new library wing includes children’s books and other media, space for story time and other events, a meeting space and American with Disabilities Act compliant restrooms. The new wing also features a ramp. The new library wing includes children’s books and other media, space for story time and other events, a meeting space and American with Disabilities Act compliant restrooms. The new wing also features a ramp.
A view through the windows of the new children’s wing highlights the enlarged parking area for patrons. A view through the windows of the new children’s wing highlights the enlarged parking area for patrons.
Sue Monroe, children’s librarian and students from Seven Generations Charter School and Lincoln and Jefferson elementary schools are ready to cut the ribbon. Sue Monroe, children’s librarian and students from Seven Generations Charter School and Lincoln and Jefferson elementary schools are ready to cut the ribbon.
Maryellen Kanarr, director of the Emmaus Public Library, is among the featured speakers at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Maryellen Kanarr, director of the Emmaus Public Library, is among the featured speakers at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

EMMAUS PUBLIC LIBRARY

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in Local News

New children’s wing officially opens