‘Gem Of A Building’ Seeks New Use In Muncie

By Robin Gibson

This Feb. 28, 2013 photo shows the old Maring Library at Memorial and Madison in Muncie, Ind. The library closed in 1999, after nearly 70 years of offering story times, summer reading programs and books to generations of south Muncie residents. Since then, local officials have considered several possible uses for the site, mainly as offices for one city department or another, but none of those plans have moved ahead, for some of the same reasons the library system opted not to continue to use the aging building. (AP Photo/The Star Press, Kurt Hostetler)

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) – What is a library without the books? In the case of the former Grace Maring Branch Library on South Madison Street, it’s a piece of local history still in search of a current use.

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