Sembrich director resigns
Andrea Maranville, Director of the Marcella Sembrich Memorial Association, has announced that she will be stepping down from the position to allow time for her to raise her family. Association President William Hubert recently thanked Ms. Maranville for her dedicated service over the past two years and extended the organization's wishes to her for good luck and success in her future pursuits. Ms. Maranville and her husband live in Bolton Landing.
Adults are now reading more
Connected with the Southern Adirondack Library system, the Bolton Free Library is a Public library offers not only access to its own collection but to thousands of books and resources throughout the region. The Bolton Library's local collection contains 19132 volumes and it circulates 48558 items per year according to a Jan. 11, 2009 survey.
After years of bemoaning the decline of the literary culture in the United States, the National Endowment for the Arts reports that it now believes a quarter-century of precipitous decline in fiction reading has reversed, library representatives said this week. Released January 12, the report,found that for the first time since 1982 the percentage of adults 18 and older who said they had read at least one novel, short story, poem, or play in the previous 12 months has risen. It increased most dramatically among 18-to-24-year-olds, who had previously shown the most significant declines.