The Mercer Carnegie Public Library District has been awarded $60,000 by the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust for costs associated with the construction and furnishing of their new facility. The Library will assume a new name, The Edwards River Public Library District, as it begins operations at the new location this month.
The Library has also received a generous gift from General Grind & Machine of Aledo. They will be assuming the cost of the landscaping at the new facility. The project will be undertaken by Skinner Landscaping of Aledo.
A grand opening is planned for Saturday, April 27th from 11 am to 1 pm. Aledo Main Street will hold a ribbon cutting to mark the event. The public is invited to attend. The new facility is located at 412 East Main Street in Aledo.