City library turns eight years old

Kathy Parkin chooses a book from the new arrivals section at the Maple Lake Library. Volunteers strive to keep the library’s inventory current and up-to-date with all the most popular reads, in addition to the old classics. (Photo by Brenda Erdahl)

One fateful day, 11 years ago, Helen Mooney walked into the Maple Lake Messenger and said to then publisher Theresa Andrus, “I think we should have a library. Everybody else has one.”
“Theresa grabbed hold and carried it forward. That is just the kind of person she is,” Terry Mooney, a member of the library board said.

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