We are saddened to report our old “Bradford” pear trees, which put on quite a show this spring, must be removed. Because they exceeded their natural lifespan, there is a serious danger that large branches, or one of the trees itself, may actually fall onto the library grounds potentially causing damage or hurting someone nearby. We made this difficult decision because of the safety issues associated with the trees.
We are grateful that a generous bequest from the late Norman Terry has made landscape renovations to our site possible. These updates will allow us to improve and maintain a beautiful parklike setting at the Howell Carnegie Library, the jewel of our busy downtown. The site plans and images below highlight the improvements that will occur as part of this project.