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Rebecca's Confirming Letter

Canton Public Library
1150 S. Canton Center Road
Canton, Michigan 48188
(313) 397-1000

June 2, 1980

Rebecca Denise Havenstein
32224 King Road
New Boston, MI 48164

Dear Mis Havenstein:

I am pleased to confirm our telephone conversation in which you accepted the position of Adult Services' Librarian at the Canton Public Library. In view of your experience, I am offering you an annual beginning salary of $15,500.

I look forward to seeing you at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 9 in the library. Please be prepared at that time to fill out necessary tax and employment forms.

Finally, let me welcome you to the team. With your able assistance, I am sure that we will do an excellent job of starting the Canton Public Library and making it a great library.


Deborah O'Connor
Head Librarian

1980-81 Library Scrapbook

Photos, documents, and press clippings from the first two years of library operations, including the build-up to first opening the library. Full-quality originals. See below for searchable pdf version.

The Flag of the United States of America

The Architect of the Capitol *1793*

The Flag of the United States of America

This is to certify that the accompanying flag was flown over the United States Capitol on January 23, 1980, at the request of the Honorable William D. Ford, Member of Congress.

This flag was flown for the Canton Public Library of Canton, MIchigan.

George M. White, FAIA
Architect of the Capitol