Category: Community

A Better Life for a Kid Playing Music

While growing up and attending a parochial school, I never had much exposure to any musical instruments except the organ.  My father loved theatre organ music because he used to roller skate to this type of music as a kid and young adult.  And of course, he wanted his own […]

A Library that Leads

Walking through the door of the Cornelius Public Library, the first visual image was happy people smiling!  The staff demonstrates a genuine happiness to see you.  After greeting you, they offer coffee and cookies carefully laid out on a hostess table.  Karen Hill, the Library Director, exuded enthusiasm for our visit […]

Like Newspapers, Are Libraries Becoming Obsolete?

As a small child in the farm town of Hillsboro, Oregon, I remember riding my bike past what was an old brick building that was our town’s library.  I didn’t have much use for libraries in those early years as our school provided its own library for us, and […]

Partnering with the Cornelius Public Library

Walters Family Foundation donates $70,000 to Cornelius Public Library Walters Family Foundation had the honor of visiting the Cornelius Public Library this past July 2017.  Board Members Jamie Ali and Clifford Walters met with Karen Hill, Library Director, and Richard Meyer, Chairman of the Library’s Foundation.  A hot topic of discussion was the construction project […]