The Friends of the Ketchikan Public Library hosted the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce After Hours event Thursday at the new library building. The city has not yet taken ownership of the building, but it’s essentially complete. Furniture and stacks for the books still need to be put into place before the library can start moving in, sometime in the next couple of months.
Sneak peek of the new Ketchikan Public Library
Here’s the synopsis: test scores are up, but the four-year graduation rate is down and the drop-out rate is up. more