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01/07/16 4:30pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Terry Lucas and the rest of the library staff are currently in the process of going through all non-fiction books, revising and refreshing the library collection to ensure that every volume earns its keep.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Terry Lucas and the rest of the library staff are currently in the process of going through all non-fiction books, revising and refreshing the library collection to ensure that every volume earns its keep.

A few days after Christmas, Terry Lucas, director of the Shelter Island Public Library was home sick with doctor’s orders to stay there, and it was driving her crazy. (more…)

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03/23/15 8:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Newly named Shelter Island Public Library Director Terry Lucas having coffee and conversation at Stars Café one morning last week.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |
Newly named Shelter Island Public Library Director Terry Lucas having coffee and conversation at Stars Café one morning last week.

She was an attorney with one of Wall Street’s most prestigious firms, practicing commercial law, handling complicated multi-state mortgage transactions.

“It was quite the fascinating life,” Terry Lucas said. “But there was something missing.”

Added to the feeling of living a not-quite-complete life were pressures that too often were inescapable. (more…)

03/10/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Shelter Island Public Library has named Terry Z. Lucas as director.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The Shelter Island Public Library trustees have named Terry Z. Lucas as director.

The Board of Trustees of the Shelter Island Public Library announced on Tuesday the appointment of Terry Z. Lucas as the new library director, effective April 15, 2015. (more…)