The late Sibyl Wells donation to Wellington Library exceeds $100,000

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comment (1) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +1 Vote up Vote down jason B · 225 weeks ago Being left that kind of money, hopefully they will spend it smart. That will do a lot for the library. Report Reply 0 replies · active 225 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Submitted to Sumner Newscow — Jo Plumb, Wellington Public Library Director, along with several members of the Library Board of Trustees and library patrons joined together Thursday at a reception to celebrate National Library Week and to announce a generous gift received from long time Wellington resident Sibyl K. Wells. Sibyl WellsMs. Wells was a graduate of Wellington High School and went on to work for the Allis-Chalmers dealership for 35 years and then the Sumner County Clerk’s Office for 20 years before retiring. Ms. Wells died October 20, 2015 at the age of 97.Ms. Wells’s donation, which exceeded $100,000, will be used in accordance with the library’s mission and values; to support the library’s endeavor to be responsive to the ever changing information needs of the community and to support diverse programming, and up-and-coming technologies.The Board of Trustees is very grateful to receive such a generous gift to further the Library’s programming and mission. The Wellington Public Library will be celebrating its 100th anniversary this summer. It is one of the few Carnegie Libraries still in use in Kansas.Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more