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Marlo Henneman (left) will serve as librarian of the new community library located at the Evansville Arts Center, 111 Main Street in Evansville, while Amara Henneman (right) will serve as the children's librarian. (Photo by Tara Bitzan)

Evansville Art Center turns another page

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Philosopher Confucius once said, "You cannot open a book without learning something."

Members of the Evansville Arts Coalition (EAC) believe that books are important resources for continued learning as well as for entertainment. The members have focused on a long-time goal of bringing an organized library back to the city of Evansville.


The city did have a community library for a time, but it folded about 20 years ago, according to EAC member Sharon Henneman.

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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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