New librarian has treats in store for Vale community

Tina Shevham shelves books at the Vale Emma Humphrey Library. As new librarian, she’s planning activities to connect with the community. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

VALE – For new librarian Tina Shevham, this Friday’s special story time at Vale’s Emma Humphrey Library is more than just a Halloween program.

The story time – from 2 to 4 p.m. – represents the first of a host of local library offerings she plans for the community.

Shevham, who stepped into the head librarian slot in September, said one of her main goals is to strengthen the library’s ties with the local community.

“I am excited to promote this library,” said Shevham.

A Harney County native, Shevham worked for the state Transportation Department as an engineer and then helped her husband, Vince, manage a . . .