Mayor Gray Cuts Ribbon To Reopen Northeast Library

Mayor Gray Officially Reopens Northeast Library

Mayor Gray, with Interim Chief Librarian Joi Mecks,  Officially Reopens Northeast Library

The Mayor recalled using the library "143" years ago.

The Mayor recalled using the library “143″ years ago.

Interim DC Chief Librarian Joi Mecks introduced the Mayor and closed the ceremony

Interim DC Chief Librarian Joi Mecks introduced the Mayor and closed the ceremony

Neighbors and Friends of Northeast Library turned out for the reopening

Neighbors and Friends of Northeast Library turned out for the reopening

Word 6 City Council candidate Darrel Thompson

Word 6 City Council candidate Darrel Thompson

Ward 6 City Council candidate Charles Allen

Ward 6 City Council candidate Charles Allen

Mayor Gray Cuts Ribbon To Reopen Northeast Library

by Larry Janezich

Mayor Gray cut the ribbon which officially marked the reopening of Northeast Library today, after a 16 month closure for a $10 million renovation.  Gray recalled having grown up at 6th and L Streets and coming to the Library ”143” years ago to do homework or interact with somebody.

“Today,” he said, “I’m proud to be here and part of the investment of this library as part of the community.”  He was introduced by Interim DC Chief Librarian, Joi Mecks.  Also in attendance at today’s ceremony were candidates for Ward 6 Council eat, Charles Allen and Darrel Thompson.

1 Comment

Filed under Uncategorized

One response to “Mayor Gray Cuts Ribbon To Reopen Northeast Library

  1. Pingback: A housing catastrophe