On Wednesday, a stone bench dedicated to the memory of Dr. Jay Heiner was installed on the library’s grounds. Dr Heiner, who passed away in 2016, touched many lives. He was beloved by his family, friends, the medical professionals he worked with, and the patients he treated. Jay was a prolific reader and a lifelong student. He kept the library staff busy with his many requests for rare materials. His interests were diverse. He read deeply in the fields of theology and comparative religion, but also enjoyed thrillers and the “magical characters of The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, and Harry Potter”. The bench, dedicated to this “Lover of Books”, is for all who share his delight in reading and learning.
Jeff Haynes and crew setting and leveling the bench.