Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Grand Opening Day, Sunday, July 27, 2008.

Visitors stream in.

Quite a crowd!

Library Board President Danny George begins our program.

Director Steve Rogge accepts a flag, donated by the Modern Woodmen of America

McDonald Branch customer Gabby McIver speaks about what the new building has meant to her.

Branch Manager Gail Goldberg beams on a happy day!

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

J.W. McDonald Branch Opening Day

We are moved in, furnished and ready for customers! Thank You, Rapides Parish Voters!

Foyer, mural by local artist, Margie Tate

The donor of the land we built on, Mr. J. W. McDonald, by local artist Jerry Gorum

Customers flood in on opening day, June 23, 2008.

Computers are popular!

Kid’s PC

The staff at the J.W. McDonald Memorial Branch (left to right): Jackie Gillespie, Gail Goldberg, manager, Donna Coker, Doris Wadsworth

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Bookshelves are going in at the new J. W. McDonald Branch!

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Book Brigade, May 13th

This symbolic event allowed school children to bring books from the old branch to the new.

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Thursday, May 1, 2008

The Ceiling Tile is in.
Getting Ready for Carpet.
New Picnic Tables for the Patio.(Click images to enlarge)

Friday, April 25, 2008

The asphalt parking lot has been installed.

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Thursday, April 3, 2008

Nearly Finished

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A picture of the J.W. McDonald Memorial Branch nearly completed on 03-26-2008.