Tinker Room dedication set for April 12
● By Tim
The Library Board voted this past fall to rename the
newly expanded Youth Program Room the Tinker Program
Room in memory of Barbara Messenger Tinker.
The Board will be hosting a Community Open House
to dedicate the new space on Sun., April 12 at 1:30pm.
Additional information on this event will be posted in
North Aurora Neighbors, the library’s spring Newsletter, and
The late Barbara Tinker is the daughter of the founder
of the Messenger Library, Emeline Messenger. The Barbara
Tinker Estate donated $144,000 to the Messenger
Public Library Foundation Fund (Donor Fund within
the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley).
The generous donation will go toward the enhancement
and renovation of the library facility and expansion of
North Aurora residents and library patrons interested in
making a bequest or monetary donation to the Library
Foundation may contact the Library Administrator Kevin Davis at 630-801-2345 or firstname.lastname@example.org.