Director Dawn Lamphere Capece checks out the Memorial Room located in the rear of the Margaret Reaney Memorial Library and Museum. The room contains paintings and artifacts that once belonged to the Reaney family. (Bill Buell/Gazette Reporter)
First-time visitors to the Margaret Reaney Memorial Library and Museum in St. Johnsville often have trouble focusing on their reading. In this yellow-and- gray brick building constructed in 1909, the written word often takes a back seat to the visual wonderland on display.