SUN VIDEO: Debby Emerson Starts New Chapter as Wadsworth Library’s Next Director

GENESEO – Wadsworth Library on Center Street welcomed its new library director on Monday. Debby Emerson is taking the reins from retiring director Anna Grace. "I have some big shoes to fill," said Emerson. Her love for libraries began when she first moved to northern Ontario, Canada. Now, Emerson says she loves working at the library as a way to give back to the community she calls home. "I've lived in Geneseo for 30 years now but … [Read more...]

NYS Library Assn. President Named Director of Geneseo Library

GENESEO — The Board of Trustees of Wadsworth Library recently chose outgoing NYS Library Association President Deborah Emerson as its new director. According to a press release from Wadsworth Library, Emerson has worked in library services for more than four decades, and is currently serving as the Executive Director of the Central New York Resources Council in Syracuse. "Debby has been a resident of Geneseo for over thirty years and brings … [Read more...]

Geneseo’s Wadsworth Library ‘Brings in Bystanders’ for Bullying Awareness

GENESEO – Wadsworth Library along with RESTORE Sexual Assault Services will host 'Bringing in the Bystander,' a free workshop designed to push back against bullying. According to a press release from RESTORE Sexual Assault Services, Tuesday, the program will launch September 22 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Wadsworth Library in Geneseo. "This is the first of three programs dedicated to raising a consciousness about bullying and how to … [Read more...]

Wadsworth Library Floods Again as Village Looks for Problem

GENESEO – The basement of the Wadsworth Library was again flooded during the weekend's storms, and the Village Board said on Monday that they are trying to locate the drainage issue. According to library Board of Trustees secretary Carolyn Miesel, the library is home to the original Athenaeum collection of books established in 1842 by James Wadsworth, some of which were damaged in last year's basement flood. "Someone from the Village did … [Read more...]

Wadsworth Library presents memoir-reading event

GENESEO — Join local writers Nov. 7 from 6:30-8 p.m. for “The Ties That Bind - And Gag! An Evening of Memoir” at the Wadsworth Library. The following writers will share excerpts from their memoirs: Ellen Herzman, What’s His is HisKathryn Hollinger, Water Skiing With DadMaria Lombardo, Angels and MajestyMarion Maxson, Dreams and RedemptionSue Rabe, Life MagazineRuth Rowse, Happy Birthday, Daddy The event is free and open to the public. … [Read more...]