Meg Hibbert
Contributing writer

Right now, it’s a small country library with bigger ideas. Maybe in the future, it could grow in size and scope to help county residents find jobs, provide more tourism income for the county and be a gathering place for young people as well as senior citizens.

Supporters of the Craig County Library have a vision that a Community Center could grow out of the library.

At the Feb. 1 meeting of the Craig County Board of Supervisors, volunteer Jennifer Lovejoy explained the Library Expansion Committee wants to hold a joint meeting with county representatives and the New Castle Town Council to go over the Hill Studio final report for the Community Center Planning Grant Study.

The county was awarded a $30,000 federal Community Development Block Grant for library needs assessment Hill Studio is preparing, which will be completed by March of this year. After…

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