The Friends of Seymour Library are seeking to raise funds to buy blinds that will solve the problems caused by sunlight streaming down on books and computers.
The library building on Macon Lane is light and airy with many windows that make it a pleasant place to browse among books or work at the computers. But the sun pouring in through those windows is causing the covers of some books to yellow and fade, especially the paperbacks.
Library staff spends time moving the books around on the shelves to protect them as best they can. Solar heat sometimes dissolves glue on the books’ spines that binds the pages together.
“If we can fix them, we do, but we can’t always do that,” Seymour Branch Manager David Phillips said.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.