Grand Reopening Marfa Public Library

Description: The Marfa Public Library celebrates its grand reopening from 11am to 6:30pm. Everyone is invited. There will be music, food and giveaways with the day culminating with the following celebration ceremony beginning at 5:30pm.

Welcome and Introductions -
Evelyn Luciani, President of Friends of the Marfa Public Library.

Our New Library: A Short History of the Renovation Project
Gary Oliver, President of the Library Board of Advisors

Portrait of Mary Davis Presentation
Mary Davis was a driving force behind the renovation of the libarary. She was also the first president of the Friends of Marfa Public Library. A new portrait of her has been painted by Emily Hocker and will be presented to the Library by the former Chairman of the Board of Advisors, Rena Kelly.

Recognition of Service -
The Friends of the Library have arranged for the presentation of small gifts of appreciation to Board members, staff and others.
Valerie Arber, Secretary Friends of the Marfa Public Library

The Importance of Libraries -
State Representative Pete Gallego

Closing Remarks
Dun Dunlap, Mayor, City of Marfa

Official Opening of the Library & Ribbon Cutting
Dun Dunlap, Mayor and Gloria Applegate, Director of Marfa Public Library
Location: Marfa Public Library, Oak St
Date: Thursday, November 19, 2022
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
Created by: Joni Marginot
Updated: Monday, November 16, 2022 11:43pm GMT