Artist is on site at Medina library, painting book-shaped entrance

Staff Reports Posted 28 November 2014 at 12:00 am

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MEDINA – Artist Judith Villavisanis has been working on a book-shaped entrance to the children’s library at Lee-Whedon Memorial Library this week. She is expected to be on site for about two more weeks, creating an entrance with words and illustrations.

“It is an invitation to enter the area and the world of imagination,” said Catherine Cooper, library director. “It will have rich and vivid colors.”

Villavisanis lives in a Florida and is a muralist. She has many Albion connections and submitted a proposal for the project.

The “Storybook Entrance” project is part of the interior renovations in the library. Lee-Whedon leaders expect the entrance will become an iconic part of every child’s experience at Lee-Whedon.

Here is how the entrance looked before Villavisanis went to work.