Lewes library played an important role
The following letter was sent to Ed Goyda, director of the Lewes Public Library, with a copy sent to the Cape Gazette for publication.
As the organizer, I write to thank you for graciously hosting the bilingual reading event Friday, Dec. 20.
I want to commend you for your proactive policy of using the library facilities to accommodate underserved sectors of the community, including the Latino community. I especially want to commend Kristen Gramer, the assistant director, for coordinating this project from the very beginning to the end. Without her fine professional skills, this event would not have been as successful as it was.
Events such as this one, organized in public space and hosted by public institutions, are extremely important in the eyes of the community subcommittee of the Delaware Hispanic Commission, as a measure of communicating to all our citizens that publically funded institutions in Delaware exist to serve all sectors of the community.
Your hosting a multicultural celebration was an important step in this process of growing awareness.
On behalf of the community subcommittee of the Delaware Hispanic Commission, we want to commend the chairs and members of the board of the Lewes Public Library for their farsighted awareness.
Charito Calvachi-Mateyko, J.D./M.A.C.T.
Delaware Hispanic Commission