Farber librarian Vernelle Hull was greeted by several friends, colleagues, and family members in the area during a 50 years of dedication event held on Saturday at the Farber Community Building. During the two-hour event, Hull received state resolutions from the offices of Rep. Jay Houghton and Sen. Jeanie Riddle. She also received a plaque from the library district. Hull was noted in the resolution for fundraising efforts through the Farber Community Betterment to get a facility constructed in the late ‘90s. During some brief remarks, Hull referenced an old hymn called “There’s a place for every worker.”
“There’s a place for every worker in the vineyard of the Lord,” she said in her paraphrase.
“There’s a place, oh, may I find it, Where my mission I can fill, Be it humble or exalted, May I (fill) it with a will; Help to serve my generation, With a heart of love and grace, Help me, Lord, from this time onward, Find and occupy my place.” She said she thought in a small way she did that and thanked those who attended. A decorated cake featuring a design for five favorite books and refreshments were also served.