Need to Find a Dragon? Deborah MacInnis Can Help
Steve Myrick

Deborah MacInnis has worked in libraries since she was in the eighth grade. And the biggest part of that work has been 40 years as children’s librarian in Edgartown.

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Ribbon-Cutting for New Edgartown Library
There will be a formal ribbon-cutting at the new Edgartown Library from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 25.
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Selectmen Explore Buying Generator for New Edgartown Library
Steve Myrick

Funds for an emergency generator were cut from the Edgartown library budget early in the building process, but now school and library officials say one is needed. Selectmen will explore the idea.

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New Edgartown Library to Open Its Doors Monday
Heather Hamacek
On Monday, March 21, at 11 a.m. the new Edgartown Library will open its doors to the public. There will be an official opening ceremony later this summer, but as for Monday nothing special is planned beyond the usual coffee and baked goods for patrons.
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Ceremony Marks Move to New Edgartown Library
Steve Myrick
About 100 people gathered at the historic Carnegie building, which lent its last book Friday evening, to symbolically begin the move to the new Edgartown Library near the town’s school.
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Story Ends After 112 Years at Edgartown Carnegie Library
Sara Brown
On Friday patrons and staff said goodbye to an old friend as the last book was checked out at the old Edgartown Public Library on North Water street, ending the brick building's life as a library.
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Edgartown Library Set for Next Chapter
Steve Myrick

In early February, library lovers will be invited to carry the first of nearly 50,000 books and other items to the new Edgartown library building.

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After Delays, New Edgartown Library on Track to Open Next Year
Steve Myrick

The new Edgartown Library, scheduled to open in June, will most likely welcome its first patrons sometime next spring because of construction delays and a struggle to stay within the original $11 million budget.

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New Director Chosen for Edgartown Library
Steve Myrick

The Edgartown Library Board of Trustees has voted to hire Lisa Sherman as the next director of the town’s free public library. She will succeed Jill Hughes, who will step down at the end of August after three years as director. Ms. Sherman is currently the director of the Aquinnah Library.

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Preservation Trust to Take Over Edgartown Library Building
Steve Myrick

Edgartown selectmen Monday voted unanimously to transfer ownership of the town’s historic Carnegie Library building to the Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust, which plans to transform the building into a visitor center and repository for historic books, papers and art.

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