Board members of Rockwood Public Library on Monday accepted a $18,983 grant check from state Sen. Ken Yager, center left, to be used to upgrade technology.
Accepting the grant on the library’s behalf are, from left, board members Rochelle Angel, Stacey Collett, Rockwood Mayor James Watts, Rockwood Library Director Margaret Marrs and library board members Betty Johnston and Sue Hill.
Rockwood was among more than 70 Tennessee communities selected to receive grants to upgrade library technology.
25 Years Ago
Bowers Elementary School fourth-grader Joey Presswood received a certificate for five years of perfect attendance. Joey, the 11-year-old son of Buddy and Mildred Presswood of the Emory Gap community, had not missed a day of school since he started kindergarten.
Kingston Library Foundation will have a used book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 18 at Kingston Community Center.
Money raised from this sale will go toward purchasing children’s books, large-print books, magazines and the newest best sellers.
“We sincerely appreciate all your previous donations that made our book sales so profitable,” said Joyce Young of Kingston Library Foundation. “As in the past, we are requesting your help in donating your soft backed and hard backed books to the library for this sale.”