Community embraces new Stanford Free Library at grand opening

While residents mingled and browsed the vast collection of resources available at the new Stanford Free Library and Community Center, Maisy Minholz, 8, explored the toys and games in the children’s section. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

STANFORDVILLE — More than a decade since its conception was first announced, the new Stanford Free Library building was unveiled on Sunday, Sept. 8.

By the time the clock struck noon, the parking lot was packed, with the doors opening to library patrons of all ages. Guests were free to mingle and to explore the library and its enviable collection of books and other resources.

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