‘Mini’ library in operation
The Leland Township “mini” Library is running while the interior renovation project in the main area of the library proceeds.
Library director Sylvia Merz said the smaller version of the library is in full swing in the Munnecke Room in the library building.
“We have two public access computers, Wi-Fi, a copier, fax and normal inter-library loan services, as well as all of the 2008 and 2009 fiction, mystery, non-fiction, biography and audio books,” she said.
She said work is on schedule for the $320,000 renovation project and should be completed by early May. The full library to be expected to reopen in mid-May.
Bobbie and Jim Eggert recently completed a volunteer project to computerize the rental system for the library’s 800 DVDs. “Jim and Bobbie were very generous in giving their time and talent to coming up with a computerized system for renting the DVDs,” she said.
Merz said she also appreciated the help of some Leland High School students and a teacher, Ryan Knudsen, in moving items from the main library area to the Munnecke Room. Knudsen and students Connor Jetton, Ben Gulow and Nate Sneed took some time out during a study hall period to move boxes, furniture and other equipment.
The library is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.