Nyack Library's is approaching, one of the few times each year village residents can affect their local reading room. Five residents are seeking election to four seats. As a journalist, Seeking girl for South Nyack value author, and former NYU professor, I've been a weekly user and Nuack supporter of the Nyack Library since moving to South Nyack in I believe the library is the heart of our community, a vital center of cultural and social activity.
It's also an institution every Nyack taxpayer has a stake in: The Board of Trustees and the library management oversee a two-million-dollar budget.
Yet most of us are too busy to pay much attention to board decisions and management initiatives.
Too often, I believe, decisions are made without sufficient input from experienced staffers or the community. The result is decisions such as the recent switch from the Dewey system to the "Marketplace" arrangement, which I believe has confused and frustrated many library users.
The Nyack Library and the Nyack community would benefit greatly from a voice on the board who champions transparency and community dialogue, soliciting your input on important initiatives. As a trustee, I'll work tirelessly to reach out Seeking girl for South Nyack value the community and to library workers, actively engaging in open-minded dialogue with motivated staff and interested patrons.
And please remember to cast Naughty looking casual sex Palmer vote on Monday, January 9,at the Nyack Library. It matters.
Mary Anne Evangelist has been a resident of South Nyack and an active community member since moving here from the Bronx with her late husband, Michael Carleo, in Ann's church. Professionally, Dr. Evangelist has been a teacher, guidance counselor, principal and Assistant Supt.
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I would also commit to listening to the community so that decisions which shape the future of the Library reflect the thoughts and desires of those it serves. It goes something like this" 'Books let me see the world when Nyac, mother won't even let me cross the street.
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