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Renovation and expansion of the
Greenville Public Library 1990-1991.
The Visual Record

Volume Four of Four, Images 151 - 191

151.

Another view of the installation showing the precision that is involved.

152.

Bill Armstrong, Jr., is modifying the entrance to the Children's section.

153.

Bill Armstong, Site Manager, overseeing electricians, Maurice St. Pierre and Michael Iannetta.

154.

The Library Relocations Company workman moving the Staff from the original building to the new addition.

155.

Our Secretary, Grace Lemon, sorting mail during the move.

156.

The Assistant Director, Carol Gallant, working in chaos.

157.

The shelving of the books is almost finished, and Carol Gallant and Norma Salzillo are arranging the display racks.

158.

We are proud of the new display racks for new books both fiction and non-fiction.

159.

Works starts on the original section of the Library, which will be the Children's Area.

160.

Friends of the Greenville Public Library, Susan Kendall, Susan Marineau and Germain Fritz, clean up the kitchen.

161.

Staff members and the President of the Board of Trustees celebrate the opening of the addition, January 1991.

162.

Staff members and the President of the Board of Trustees celebrate the opening of the addition, January 1991.

163.

Director LaRoux in his new office, celebrates the opening with his Staff.

164.

Ms. Gaile Disnard of Prospect Street, Smithfield, is the Library's first patron on opening day.

165.

Carol Gallant, Assistant Director, and Norma Salzillo, Head of Circulation, choosing colors for the Staff Lounge.

166.

Joan Hackett of the Harmony Library came in to admire the new addition while we were in the midst of moving.

167.

Mrs. Lemon, Secretary, is finally located in her new office.

168.

The Building Committee meeting to discuss changes and options. Shown left to right are Committee members Patti Folsom, Thomas Matt, President of the Board of Trustees Flora Leigh-Curry, Dennis Finlay and Walter Kloc. Thomas Howell was unable to be present.

169.

The Building Committee meeting to discuss changes and options. Shown left to right are Committee members Patti Folsom, Thomas Matt, Director Chris LaRoux, Dennis Finlay and Walter Kloc. Thomas Howell was unable to be present.

170.

Our faithful volunteer Charles Lowe in the workroom.

171.

The Director is showing Volunteers how to place sensitizing labels in all Library books. Friends of GPL are Elaine Muto, Susan Marineau, Susan Kendall, Betty Anne Donahue and Germaine Fritz.

172.

A view of the front entrance with theft detectors in place.

173.

A view of the front entrance with theft detectors in place.

174.

The Town Administrator Anthony Simeone, tours the Library.

175.

The Town Administrator Anthony Simeone, tours the Library.

176.

The new circulation desk did not arrive until April. Installation caused much confusion.

177.

Mrs. Salzillo, Head of Circulation, worked at a makeshift desk during the installation of the new desk.

178.

The electrician working on the terminal hook-ups.

179.

The first lounge ever set aside for the Staff. Each staff person has her/his own locker.

180.

Study carrels arrived at the same time as the circulation desk. The Winsor chairs also arrived with the carrels.

181.

Phase II, the Children's Room renovation began with the installation of the new carpet.

182.

New shelving came next.

183.

Books on the shelves, end panels for the shelving, and brightly colored chairs and tables make the Children's Room a sunny place.

184.

 Another view of the room just before opened for business.

185.

Eager young patrons, Melissa Bailey and Matthew Moretti were the first visitors.

186.

The Library's new sign using the Library's logo.

187.

Landscaping done and ready for the Dedication.

188.

Trustees Wendy Polak, Thomas Matt, Robert Bateman, Director Chris La Roux, and Friend Chairperson Susan Marineau plan the Dedication.

189.

The special cake made for the Dedication.

190.

The Director Christopher La Roux and the President Flora Leigh-Curry at the Dedication.

191.

The President and Director greeting the guests. May 5, 1991