Assistant County Librarian Jessica Philyaw pictured with the library’s new baby grand piano. The instrument was purchased by the Jackson County Arts Council, who retain ownership, while Library personnel will administer its use in the Community Room. It is available for public performances, recitals, and community fundraisers on a first-come, first-served reservation basis. According to Arts Council president Gayle Woody, the Community Room’s excellent acoustics make it an attractive location for the piano, which she said has been on the drawing board ever since the new library building opened in 2011. For more information about the use of the piano, please contact the Jackson County Public Library.