The original plans for the new library put the facility at about 2,000 square feet, an increase of more than 1,200 square feet from the current building’s 726 square feet.
This would provide plenty of room for larger community gatherings and presentations, Madison said, as well as make the library more available to town residents.
The Mooers Free Library is open four days a week for a total of 24 hours.
Ross and Madison hope everyone will be satisfied with the town’s decision about where the new library will be built.
“Hopefully, at the end, everybody will be at peace with the decisions we make, and we can move forward,” Ross said.
— Contributing Writer Miranda Orso added to this report.
TO LEARN MORE
The next meeting of the new Mooers Free Library Council is 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, in the Mooers Town Court room. The session is open to the public.