By Writing Caen
Published on 6 Apr 21 at 7:47
At the end of March 2021, the town hall of Cuverville, near Caen (Calvados), properly celebrated the 36 years of dedication and commitment from Michelle Jahouel to the public Library. “So many days and hours to make Cuvervillais love reading! », Exclaimed Mayor Catherine Aubert during this farewell party.
The adventure began in 1983 …
For Michelle Jahouel, the adventure began in 1983 at school with the loan of books, then at the house of associations where it was necessary to take out the boxes of books every week. It was in 1991 that Jacques Jamet, the mayor at the time, decided to create a municipal library.
Then it was in 2002 that the municipal council wanted to dedicate a real place to the structure, “a project led by Ernest Hardel, deputy mayor for works and myself, deputy for culture”, rejoices the current mayor in continuing: “I am proud to have brought with you the first cultural establishment in the town, which was almost called Gilles Perrault, but he refused, considering himself a controversial author with the public.”
She will continue her volunteer activities with Restos du Cœur and Bouchons du Calvados.
The new library was inaugurated on January 29, 2005 by the mayor Daniel Chesnel, computerized in 2006, then baptized Alexandre Guilloux in 2014. A little moved, Michelle Jahouel obviously thanked all the volunteers who worked with her all these years .
She indicated that she would continue her volunteer activities with her husband with associations, including Restos du cœur and Bouchons du Calvados, before being awarded the hands of Catherine Aubert, the town’s gold medal. , and a beautiful green plant. “I will also continue to read a lot, I love books so much,” she concluded.
Fortunately, the municipal library continues to operate, always in good hands, open Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Phone: 02 31 72 63 28.