George Wanamaker

Time Running Out
12:38 pm
Sun June 16, 2013

Macomb Library Still Short of Goal

Macomb's Carnegie library
Credit Rich Egger

The Macomb Public Library has just two weeks left to finish raising $794,025, which would allow it to secure a state grant worth $2.38 million.

Read more
Fundraising for Addition
4:48 pm
Sun October 7, 2012

Big Campaign Push by Macomb Public Library

An artist's drawing of what the Macomb Public Library would look like with the addition
Rich Egger
  • Interview with George Wanamaker
  • Interview with Melissa Inman and Judy Kerr

Money from Andrew Carnegie helped build the Macomb Public Library building more than 100 years ago. Now the library board is asking you for money so the building might last another 100 years.

A fundraising effort called “Campaign for the Future” is being launched to build an addition. An old building was connected to the library years ago to provide more space but Board President George Wanamaker said it is insufficient.

Read more