Groundbreaking for Claire’s Courtyard – an outdoor space that includes a pavilion, an amphitheater and al fresco dining. This project is made possible by a gift from Dr. Glenn Swogger and named after his beloved late wife Claire.
Friends, family and co-workers joined at the library to honor Warren Taylor and his late mother, Velva C. Taylor. Warren provided the first gift to name one of eight new team rooms.
Laura Sinkler, a teacher at Raintree Montessori School in Lawrence, made a gift to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in honor her 9-year-old student, Tilly Johnson. Why is Sinkler honoring Tilly…?
Imogene Davis’ husband, Lynn, honors her memory and love for the library. From 1997 to 2015, Imogene loved her time volunteering at the library’s information desk and the Friends of the Library annual book sale. According to library volunteer coordinator, Kari Zimmerman, “The library became a part of her life”.