Town celebrates library’s centennial birthday
(Right:) Members of the Westborough Public Library staff Carolyn Delude, Dottie Hurley, Chris Muller, Lucy Whitin, Donna Martel , Mike Matley, Nancy Engberg, Judy Rollinson, Nancy Odell, Sarah Cunningham, Jenny Schwartz and Deb Rich gather around the library's new sign June 21 during the Westborough Library's Centennial Birthday Party. The sign was a gift to the library by Walter Kinnel, trustee of the Curtis Fund, in honor of the 100th birthday of the library building. The celebration, which was held on the front lawn of the library, included a welcome by James Holmes, chairman of the Board of Trustees; a reading of the 1908 Dedication by Helena Engberg, vice chair of the Board of Trustees; guest speaker John Arnold, Finance Committee member and library trustee from 1977 to 1992; musical entertainment by Chip Smith's Old Time String Band; and activities, including face-painting, balloon animals, refreshments including birthday cake and door prizes.
|MARY PRITCHARD Chip Smith's Old Time String Band entertains the crowd during the library's birthday party. Siblings Sean, 5, and Grace, 7, Coughlin of Westborough show off their faces and balloon creations, while face-painter Marianne Donnelly looks on during the Westborough Library's Centennial Birthday Party.
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