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Letter: You’re invited to the opening of your library’s addition

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

This Saturday, Nov. 16 at 11 a.m., the citizens of Mathews will celebrate the opening of the new addition to the Mathews Memorial Library. The H. Bland Hudgins, M.D. Wing will be dedicated during a brief program. Cub Scout Pack 124 and Boy Scout Troop 124 will present the colors and music will be provided by the Mathews High School Chorus and Strings and Things. Refreshments will be served and tours conducted of the new facility. Attendees will receive a memento of the occasion.

The new library wing offers expanded opportunities and increased tools for exploration and discovery. A Teen Territory, additional reading and computing areas and a community meeting room are focal points of the new construction along with a soon-to-be-completed community courtyard adjoining the Mathews Information and Visitor Center and the Historical Society’s James Store.

This is your library. You have contributed the funds for bricks and mortar that have made the main ...

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