Nancy Hemmingway, who co-founded the Dance Palace, has worked as the head Inverness librarian for 42 years. She will retire at the end of March, saying goodbye to a life centered around books and their readers—into whose personalities she was afforded a unique glimpse. David Briggs

Nancy Hemmingway has been the Inverness librarian longer than the Inverness library has been at its current location. After 42 years tending the community’s . . .

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