Local library serves 155K in 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Mary Hartman, director of The Peabody Public Library, updated Whitley County Commissioners on the programming at the Columbia City facility.“We have some exciting things going on at the library,” Hartman said. “I wanted to bring you up to date.”According to the library’s annual report, more than $155,000 people visited the library in the last year.“We also had 11,791 people use our meeting rooms,” Hartman said. “There are some that believe the library doesn’t have a use or that people don’t come to the library. However, in Whitley County that certainly is not the case.”To read the rest of this story, see the April 15 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.