Library Destroyed by Fire Needs Donations

Friends–Since Lakeshore Christmas, a love story about saving the library, was published, I’ve been a magnet for stories like this. The problem is all too real. Please give what you can. –Susan
Burned books (2) by Huntsville Madison County Public Library.

On Sept. 20, 2009, the Triana Public Library (Triana, AL) was destroyed by a fire caused by an electrical problem. The entire collection was lost to either fire or water damage. As it is in every library system in America, funds are sadly limited. The library would very much appreciate book
donations to help rebuild their collection.

All genres of books are welcome – romance (and all its subgenres), YA, SFF, mystery. you name it. Books should be sent to the address below for processing into the library’s system.

ATTN: Susan Markham, Extension and Outreach

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library

915 Monroe St.

Huntsville, AL 35801

Please include a note that your donation is for the Triana Library.

Links to news reports and a Flicker photo stream of the damage are posted below. Should you have any questions about donating or wish to verify that this is a legitimate request, please feel free to contact me as listed below or Susan Markham directly at smarkham.

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