continued Sprague said that idea was one with which the Friends couldn’t get on board.
“We just couldn’t agree to that,” she said. “The money was left to the Friends to be stewards of. It’s our fiduciary responsibility. We couldn’t just leave the distribution of that money to some unknown member of the community. It just wasn’t a good idea.”
The Richberg bequest will be administered by the Central New York Community Foundation.
If people want to help the library, Spadafore said there are still plenty of opportunities to do so.
“If people are interested in supporting the library, they can go to lpl.org/support-the-library,” Spadafore said. “There are many ways in which people can support the library through that site.”