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Morgan and Tiffany bride's best friend, Aleesha Wells A. Ames were married on Sept. 8 Snyder of Albany. at River Bend Park east o'f Sweet The bride's grandmother, Home. Kathy Christianson of Sweet Community Chapel Associ- Home, gave away the bride. ate Pastor Don Knight officiated. Firiel Severn and Miriam Mrs. Morgan is the daughter Swanson of The New Era coordi- of the late Deborah Prather of nated the wedding. Sweet Home and Robert Gibbons Sonja Morgan, the groom's of Washington. She attended sister and owner of Sonja Mor- Sweet Home High School. She is Ran Photography and Design of employed by White's Electronics Puyallup, Wash., was the official and has worked at Taco Time.wedding photographer. Mr. Morgan is the son of Michelle Knight, owner Ron and AnaMarie Morgan of of Michelle Knight Designs of Salem. He graduated from high Sweet Home, provided flowers school at College Park Christian and decorations. Santiam Feed Academy in Salem in 1989 andalso provided decorations. the University of Oregon in 1995 Jamie Salsbery Snyder of with a bachelor of arts degree in Sweet Home Florist provided the journalism and communications money tree. and a minor in economics. He Gina Riley baked and pro- has been employed by The Newvided the wedding cake. Era as a reporter since December The reception was a potluck 1995. with a barbecue by Chris Pinto Of Best man was the groom's The New Era. best friend, Lee Lindgren of Sil- The Morgans went to Las Ve- verton. Matron of honor was the gas, Nev., for their honeymoon. Editor's note: This is the sec- material, including bookmarks and Sept. 21, the library will host ond in a series of articles in which posters with tips for parents and "LEGO Mania." we are focusing on efforts being severalkey children's titles. Also on Fridays, the library made by local organizations to The grant also covered the cost hosts a preschool story time at 10 provide Friday activities to keep of replacement and new Eyewit- a.m. youngsters active due to Sweet ness books, educational books on The library also is starting a Home's four-day school week. all kinds of subjects laid out in a monthly Thursday night movie. On magazine format. Sept. 27, it will feature "Avengers" By Seen C. Morgan Some of the library's existing at 5:30 p.m. Of The New Era books were wearing out, Peda said. "In October, we're going to do Patrons who use Sweet Home New and replacement audio- science themes," Peda said. Library Public Library computers will have books have been added, as well staff will also keep Halloween in more flexibility with log-in times, as DVDs, classics and nonfiction mind as students learn to make fake The library has been spend- such as National Geographic, Ken blood and scars. ing a $7,659 grant it received from Burns, PBS and Alfred HitchcockIn November, before Thanks- Trust Management Services, LLC, selections, giving, "we're going to teach them in May. The library will finish spend- about digestion," Peda said. Among the items it purchased ing the grant on GED preparation The library is trying to get tu- was new timing software that el- materials, Peda said. tors together to help students with lows patrons to come in any time Elsewhere in the library, mon- homework on Fridays, and begin- the library is open and use the com- ey is still being collected to pay for ning Friday, she was hoping to have puters, said Library Director Rose stained glass windows for the east a math tutor on board. Peda. Previously, sessions only end of the building. The library has planned Day ran for an hour on the hour. On the So far, the library and Friends Five activities through December, hour, the computers logged out. of the Library have raised about Peda said. The new software tracks a one- $4,000 and have about $20,000 to The library also is continuing hour period from the time a patron go, Peda said. its efforts to get library cards to logs in on a computer instead, Peda The project will be funded rural residents, Peda said. The li- said. The software also tracks print- through donations, brary is in its third year of a state ing. The Friends of the Library grant that helps pay for rural library It also helps library staff be- donate all proceeds from Saturday cards. cause they no longer need to log sales to this project, Peda said. The "We have quite a few still to each computer back on every hour, Friends also purchase books and sell," Peda said. "Anybody who she said. Anyone with a valid li- help fund programs at the library, hasn't had a card before can come brary card and no outstanding fines The library also is jumping on in and get one." can use the computers, board with the community in pro- The cost is $17.50, half the Patrons may also access wifi viding "Day Five" activities for regular price of a rural library card. 24 hours a day, every day, with Sweet Home students, who are at- City residents receive the cards their own laptops, tending school only four days per free. The library also recently pur- week this year. The library is funded by a tax chased a variety of early literacy From 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, levy on property within the city. All Star Pizza & Mr. Lucky's Deli ISaturday, 22nd 4:00 pm - Close Free Appetizers & Desserts Prizes & Give-A-Ways Come join the O4O fun!