The late state Rep. Gailanne Cariddi continues to surprise the library with gifts, with her estate giving it another $20,000 with possibly more to come. reports that Cariddi left $7,500 earmarked for astronomy-related materials and programming, however, Library Director Mindy Hackner added another small account of $4,000 was also left to the library as well as another $17,820.

This latest gift of $20,000 comes with no strings attached. Hackner asked the library trustees Wednesday what they thought they should spend the additional money, and suggested setting up an endowment fund of some kind.

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