A Library Poem

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Everyone is welcome to walk through the door.
It really doesn’t matter if you’re rich or poor.
There are books in boxes and books on shelves.
They’re free for you to borrow, so help yourselves.

Come and meet your heroes, old and new,
From William the Conqueror to Winnie the Pooh.
You can look into the Mirror or read The Times,
Or bring along a toddler to chant some rhymes.

The librarian’s a friend who loves to lend,
So see if there’s a book that she can recommend.
Read that book, and if you’re bitten
You can borrow all the other ones the author’s written.

Are you into battles or biography?
Are you keen on gerbils or geography?
Gardening or ghosts? Sharks or science fiction?
There’s something here for everyone, whatever your addiction.

There are students revising, deep in concentration,
And school kids doing projects, finding inspiration.
Over in the corner there’s a table with seating,
So come along and join in the Book Club meeting.

Yes, come to the library! Browse and borrow,
And help make sure it’ll still be here tomorrow.

– Julia Donaldson

Memorial Bricks

The Bricks are finally laid and they look great!

Big thanks to Mike Brummett, Jules Constantin, Bill Carr, Karla Brummett, Tiffany Carr our volunteer Roy and Tiss Lane for making it happen. I took shots of every row, but if you want a close up of yours just send me a message and I’ll get it to you.

Thank you to everyone who supported our fundraiser and remember it’s not late to get your brick in the dirt!