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Library Libations patrons meet new Greensburg Hempfield Area Library director

Tribune-Review
| Sunday, November 9, 2014 9:00 p.m
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Kim Stepinsky | for TRIB TOTAL MEDIA
(from left), Library Libations committee member, Donna Dolan, Greensburg Hempfield Area Library Director, Linda C. Matey, Library Libations committee member, Diane Ciabattoni, and Greensburg Hempfield Area Library Board of Directors President, Jeanne S. Smith, gather at the Library Libations, held at the Greensburg Hempfield Area Library on Friday evening, November 7, 2014.

At Library Libations on Nov. 7, patrons packed Greensburg Hempfield Area Library to participate in a fun raffle and meet the new director.

On Oct. 20, “tech guru” and adult services librarianLinda Matey took the position, replacing longtime director Cesare Muccari.

When Matey spoke to the crowd, she encouraged open communication, and said the support of her team and the community has been “fantastic.”

“Anything we can do to improve the library, we want to do,” she said.

Glenn Buzzard played piano. There were hors d’oeuvres from J. Corks, silent and Chinese auctions, and a raffle that involved the purchase of a ticket and glow bracelet in one of five colors. Four of the colors were eliminated by evening’s end, leaving blue ticket-holders in a drawing for $1,000.

Seen:Jeanne Smith, John and Gretchen Kline, Mike andKaren Stewart, Jim and Roxie Sumner, Angelo andPam DeMezza, Chuck and Jeanne Kaylor, Ted Kopas, Tyler Courtney, Karl and Carmen Eisaman, Carmen andPaula Pedicone, Terry Graft and Linda Brown, Eric andMichele Bononi, Chuck andNancy Anderson, Jim and Karen Steeley, Dr. Richard and Janet McNeel, Mike andSamantha Stewart, Harry and Rene Smail, Richard andSonya Brajdic, Bill andBecky Thorne, Mary Rudolph, Barbara Ferrier, Nancy Jamison, Jim and Colette Silvis, Mark Sorice, Doug andLauren Farrell, Diane Ciabattoni, Donna Dolan, Christine Lee, Pat Majcher and Scott andMonique Mears.

— Dawn Law

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