Lanterns sail away from Springfield library

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

weblanternsRichard DeVos, left, Jason Fehr and library assistant Colleen DeVos released a floating lantern during a celebration to mark the end of the summer reading club at Springfield library, Thursday, Aug. 28. A total of 75 sailed away, released by young participants in the club. This year 138 children were registered in the summer program.

Read more in the Sept. 3 print edition or the online e-edition.

Photography by : Rob Perry

Reader Comments (1)
  • Yvonne Van De Wiele-Cooper on Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    At the risk of being a killjoy, these lanterns are dangerous. One landed on our roof earlier this summer and it was still burning. No telling where they will land.

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