McGregor Public Library celebrates 50 years

Arlys Denning and Marlys Pfeiffer attended the McGregor Public Library 50th anniversary celebration on Aug. 2. Here, they look at a timeline that stretched around the entire library and featured dozens of photographs and newspaper clippings. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

Librarian Cecilia O’Rieley (left) and Assistant Librarian Charlotte Franz (right) welcomed library goers in 1963. According to the guest book from the 1963 grand opening, visitors came from all over the country, from Massachusetts to California.

Current Librarian Michelle Pettit caught up with Franz and Kathy Davies. Franz retired in 1986 after 23 years at the McGregor Public Library. (Photo by Audrey Posten)
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