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  • The Bolton News

Community Outreach Ministry makes gifts to library

Representatives of the Community Outreach Ministry of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Bolton recently paid a visit to the Annie Thompson Jeffers Library. They came bearing gifts. The Community Outreach Committee had recently raised funds which were used to purchase books, games, puzzles and bean bag chairs for Bolton’s library.

Visitors to the Library are enjoying the new items!

People sitting inside the Annie Jeffers Library in Bolton MS
Pictured left to right: Baylor Fleming, Ellen McLean, Yvonne Rogers, Dorean Harris, Andrew Smith, Jr., James Anderson and Chase Fleming

four people in the Bolton Library
Alfenette Robinson, James Anderson, Yvonne Rogers and Ellen McLean. Not pictured: Tippy Garner.

two boys
Chase and Baylor Fleming

Baylor Fleming

James Anderson had this to say, "A little bit of trivia: back in the day, the library for Bolton was located in St. Mary's church, in the room adjacent to our church kitchen. When I was a child, that's where I checked out books. In fact, once, when someone from the library system was traveling to a meeting in Bolton, they Googled it, and they landed at St. Mary's!" And he added, "We love our library. It is very important to our community."

For more information, call 601- 866-4247 or stop by the Annie T. Jeffers Library, 111 W. Madison Street, Bolton MS. website: Library hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. until 6 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The library is closed on Fridays and Sundays.


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