The Greenville Public Library held its reopening ceremony on Monday, September 28 from 4 – 6 p.m. Many citizens of Madison County came to the ceremony to show their support. Citizens were asked to explore the new library and view all the improvements that had been made. What use to be the Farmers and Merchant’s Bank building, is now a library full of books, computers, tables and even movies that can be rented. The ceremony started with a welcome by Betty Lawrence, Suwannee River Regional Library System Director, as she thanked everyone for being a part of the opening of the new Greenville Library. Ronnie Moore, Madison County Commissioner District 3, then led everyone in prayer and next was the Pledge of Allegiance led by Allen Cherry, Madison County Coordinator. Comments were then made by Ronnie Moore and Timothy Day thanking numerous people for their continued support throughout the reopening process.
After the ceremony, refreshments were served courtesy of Madison County Community Bank and Aucilla Area Solid Waste Facility. Betty Lawrence would like to thank the following people for contributing to the reopening of the new Greenville Public Library: Madison County Board of Commissioners: Justin Hamrick District 1, Wayne Vickers District 2, Ronnie Moore District 3, Alfred Martin District 4 and Rick Davis District 5; Town Council of Greenville and staff: Kovacherich Arnold Group 1, Elesta Pritchett Group 2, Calvin Malone Group 3, Barbara Dansey Group 4 and Alphonso Young Group 5; Town of Greenville; Allen Cherry, Madison County Coordinator; Madison County Clerk of Court Tim Sanders and staff; Jim Parrish, Consultant; Madison County Corrections; Community Volunteers; Suwannee River Regional Library System Staff; Madison County Community Bank and Aucilla Area Solid Waste Facility.
The Greenville Public Library is located at 1325 SW Main Street in Greenville. The tentative hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. and they are closed on Saturday and Sunday.
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1. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Cheltsie Holbrook, September 28, 2015. Four women, who know everything there is to know regarding the new library, will run the Greenville Public Library. Pictured, from left to right, are: Freda Halley, Krystal Tojeiro, Ann Paquette and Kenya Dennis.
2. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Cheltsie Holbrook, September 28, 2015. Betty Lawrence, Suwannee River Regional Library System Director (left), is pictured with Miss Madison County, Ali Parks, as they both take part in the Greenville Public Library reopening.
3. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Cheltsie Holbrook, September 28, 2015. The Greenville Public Library Reopening Ceremony was held on Monday, September 28 and was supported by many citizens of the Madison County community. Pictured socializing at the ceremony, from left to right, are: Jeanne Bass, Madison County Land Use Planner; Ronnie Moore, Madison County Commissioner District 3; Allen Cherry, Madison County Coordinator and Opie Peavy, Madison County Correctional Institute.
4. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Cheltsie Holbrook, September 28, 2015. Kevin Payne was one of the many residents that attended the reopening ceremony and enjoyed the refreshments provided by Madison County Community Bank and Aucilla Area Solid Waste Facility.