“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.”
–Alexander Graham Bell
Eufaula Memorial Library – 8″ x 10″ Watercolor
Our library is a hugel part of our community. There are a lot of
programs for children and adults alike. The Librarian, Margaret
Collins, and her staff are doing a wonderful job!
In 1985, Eufaula Public Library became Eufaula Memorial Library and moved into the new building created with funds raised by area citizens. The Friends of Eufaula Memorial Library group was organized in 1987 to support the programs and activities of
the library. Organizers were Mary Wendel, Nadine George, and Marguerite
Schmitt. The first meeting was held on February 24, 1988.
Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3, 1847, in
Edinburgh, Scotland. His education was largely received through numerous
experiments in sound and the furthering of his father’s work on Visible
Speech for the deaf. Bell worked with Thomas Watson on the design and
patent of the first practical telephone. In all, Bell held 18 patents in
his name alone and 12 that he shared with collaborators. He died in