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Perry Public Library hosts a visit from
Senator Patrick Gallivan
on Friday, November 1, 2013
begin with a tour of the children's room.
Services Librarian Janet Rossman tells Senator Gallivan of the many offerings for children
available both in our library and in our outreach program at the Perry Elementary and
Back: Senator Patrick Gallivan, Library Trustees Dave Shearing
and Dave Bojanowski
Front: Youth Services Librarian Janet Rossman and Library Director Peggy
We invite Senator Gallivan to help promote Geek the Library by signing our
"What do you Geek?" board, which has already made the rounds to
several local events.
Geekthelibrary.org is a national initiative to spread awareness about the
value of libraries in our communities.
thank Senator Gallivan for making possible Legislative Bullet Aid
in both 2012 and 2013 for library technology.
Library Director Peggy Parker points out purchases of computer
equipment, installation, software, and supplies that were made with the 2012 monies and
talks of similar purchases to be made with the 2013 funds recently received.
Ann Burlingham represents both Friends of Perry Public Library and
her own Burlingham Books as we discuss the cooperative efforts between our library and her
bookstore as well as the many other groups interested in getting books into the hands of
community members of all ages.
We show the senator our beautiful gallery and its collection of paintings
by local artist Lemuel Maynard Wiles
Pictured above are Library Clerk Amy True, Ann Burlingham (back), Library
Peggy Parker, Senator Gallivan, Library Trustee Dave Shearing,
Library Trustee Dave Bojanowski (back), and Eric Parker.
We talk to Senator Gallivan and his staff member Mark Rieman about
the library's parking lot project, which received final approval for its needed variances
on October 28, 2013.
The parking lot project was made possible by a New York State Public Library
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