The first meeting of the Library Board of Trustees was held at the Municipal building. Mayor Harry Buesser appointed Mr. Sol Schulman as President of the Board, for a five-year term of office. The “Certificate of Incorporation” was signed on May 24th. The first Librarian in charge was Mrs. Rose Cowler at a salary of $2,200.00 per year. The library had approximately, 20,000 volumes, and the Board of Commissioners appropriated $20,000.00 for the library for the year.

THE MAIN LIBRARY AND KENNEDY BRANCH WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2024. THE GUTTENBERG RESOURCE CENTER WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2024.