Council concerned about town’s share A new Winthrop library is probably three years away from reality, but the Town Council is already looking at how the town will deal with additional maintenance costs for a larger building. At its meeting last week, the council reviewed current costs and some projected figures for maintenance costs the […]
Winthrop nears closing on proposed site for new town library
The Town of Winthrop is poised to close on the purchase of a parcel on White Avenue as the site for a new library, Mayor Sally Ranzau told the Town Council last week.
The .81-acre site, at the intersection of White Avenue and Norfolk Road, is just south …
New nonprofit looks to improve Winthrop library
Friends of the Winthrop Library, a new nonprofit formed to support the library’s expansion and enhanced services, was publicly launched this week.
Shannon Huffman Polson, president of the group, said it is completing its application for 501(c)(3) status as a nonprofit, and will have a social media presence including …
Upcoming programs at the libraries
Libraries are generally thought of as indoor spaces, but the North Central Regional Library is sponsoring a series of programs about the outdoors this spring. Wenatchee Valley College sociology professor Rich Brinkman will talk about life on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) at the Twisp library on March 30 at 6 p.m. Brinkman spent 150 […]
Turning the page at the Twisp library
By Marcy Stamper
“I have always been a reader — since I was a girl — and I always got my books in the library. I love books and being around people who love books,” said Dawn Woodruff, Twisp’s first new librarian in more than three decades. Woodruff spent her first …
‘Dig Into Reading’ at your local library this summer
File photo by Sue Misao BY LAURELLE WALSH North Central Regional Library’s “Dig Into Reading” Summer Reading Program begins this week with activities at both the Twisp and Winthrop branches. On Tuesday (June 18) in Twisp at 1:30 p.m., scientists from the Pacific Science Center in Seattle present “Rock and Roll,” a program that […]