Librarian Brooke Schafer begins unpacking reference books. (Emily Kwong/KCAW photo)
The newly renovated Sitka Public Library received its first truckload of books this morning (01-08-15). Librarians and volunteers began to stock the shelves.
Staff members Tiffany Bryner and Ann Vallion line the walls of the Media Room with books. (Emily Kwong/KCAW photo)
The library will be closed for a full month as staff set-up the space, which includes the installation of new computers and other information technology systems. A grand opening is planned for sometime around February 1.
Shewa Bryner roams the shelves. (Emily Kwong/KCAW photo)
Mary Louise Hutton, a volunteer and former employee, wipes down the shelves to the point of gleaming. This section will contain adult fiction and nonfiction. (Emily Kwong/KCAW photo)