The director of WLC , Alice Jacobs, gave an update of what we have accomplished in six years.
- Increased and enriched our children’s and adult collections – we have now over 14,000 titles
- Added WLC library card holders to 2,000 members.
- Created a corps of excellent volunteers from Waban/Newton.
- Refurbished our children’s area to reflect youthful taste.
- Attracted donations from small and large benefactors to maintain our presence.
- Presented great authors, such as : Atul Gawande, Sue Miller, BA Shapiro, David Ferry, William Ferry, William Landay, Coventry Edwards-Pitts and many others.
- Built community through serving as the meeting place for Brownies, PTO, Cub Scouts, Waban Book Club, Newton Family Singers, Waban Area Council, and many others.
- Transformed our grounds through the Patio gathering place.