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Thomaston librarian checks out retirement

By Christine Simmonds | Dec 31, 2020
Photo by: Christine Simmonds Head Librarian Diane Giese is presented a certificate and flowers for her six years of work.

Thomaston — Diane Giese was honored by the town of Thomaston for her work as head librarian Dec. 30.

Giese, who is also a member of the Select Board, is retiring from the library position after six years. The Select Board has already named Caroline Ward-Nesbit as the next head librarian and Melissa Harjula as the assistant head librarian.

Town Manager Kara George presented Giese with flowers and a certificate, thanking her for her work. The rest of the board was present to express their gratitude as well.

Giese will continue to serve as a member of the Select Board.

Giese said she is terrified but excited to retire from her position. "I've been extremely lucky to work with the library," she added.

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Comments (1)
Posted by: Anson Norton | Jan 07, 2021 16:10

I would be interested to get your opinion of moving the library to the

old Laura Libby the remodeled town office.

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