A memorial fund in honor of Jeane Thomson has been established at The Anacortes Library Foundation. Jeane was both a Library Trustee and a Master Gardener. The memorial takes four forms.
The READ Garden at the base of the library's flagpole. The READ Garden was conceived and installed as a group effort of the Memorial Committee, which will be keeping an eye not he Garden and make sure it is properly maintained. Was designed for minimal upkeep. More info
Establishment and maintenance of a comprehensive collection of books and periodicals on Gardening. This memorial will provide a comprehensive selection of books, periodicals and a lecture series focused on Pacific Northwest Gardening. The collection now consists of over 300 titles. The collection
A Lecture Series on Gardening. The first lectures took place in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. We plan to have other lectures in the future. More info
Sponsorship of Family Reading Nights at the Library Jeane has 5 grandcildren, so family reading is a priority.
We are thrilled to have Jeane's two passions recognized: the Library and Gardening.
The Jeane P. Thomson Gardening Memorial
The Anacortes Public Library Foundation
1220 - 10th Street
Anacortes, WA 98221