Library’s milestone celebration honors patrons achieving their own milestones

0
176

Unmute


Remaining Ad Time
Ad – 00:00

PEKIN (WEEK) – The Pekin Public Library is celebrating its 125th birthday by celebrating others, including a local woman who’s reached the century mark.

The library honored Harriet Harris during an event Wednesday that was called “Milestone Birthdays for 100-year olds.”

Harris shared stories about owning a successful business in Pekin, and the history of Downtown Pekin.

“The Pekin Library has a lot of tradition and history in the City of Pekin,” said Emily Lambe, the library’s public information and programming coordinator.

“It has evolved a lot over 125 years, and that’s what we wanted to celebrate is our place in the community now,” said Lambe.

The library will continue interviewing 100-year old residents. Their stories will be stored for people to see in the library’s local history room.

The post Library’s milestone celebration honors patrons achieving their own milestones appeared first on WEEK.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here