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03/18/21: Area Happenings & Accomplishments

 

March 18, 2021

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Pictured here, Orville shows off the desk with writing group member Josie Hibbing.

Betty Taylor's desk donated to Hartley Public Library

The Hartley Public Library recently landed a new piece of furniture in honor of a well-known patron.

Orville Taylor, of Hartley, donated the desk of his late wife, Betty, who founded the Hartley Writing Group. Upon Betty's death in May of 2020, members of the group wanted to commemorate her memory by creating a writer's corner at the library. They gathered money to buy a desk for the spot, but Orville decided to donate Betty's desk instead to make the writer's corner even more special.

Since the group's fun...



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