Hurricane Katrina Damage
to Hancock County Libraries

Roof damage at the
Bay St. Louis-
Hancock County Library

Mounds of wet carpet piled outside the Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library

Roof damage at the Kiln Public Library.

The Kiln Public Library also had window damage
from the storm.

Everything was lost at the Pearlington Public Library.
It is currently being used as a shelter for those
in Pearlington who have no homes.

The Waveland Public Library was one of only two structures standing on Coleman Avenue in Waveland.

The National Guard and Seabees assisted in the removal of the wet carpet and insulation at the Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library.

Wet books that were retrieved from the exterior book return at the Bay St. Louis-Hancock County library.

Miss Weezie, the library cat at the Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, came through
the storm okay.

Pocahontas, the library cat at the Kiln Public Library, is also safe and sound.

Michael Larroux, far left, and Marcelo Fayard, far left, Hancock County Library System staff members, accept a truckload of paper goods from Moore Friends for Mississippi. Moore Friends of Mississippi is located in Moore County, North Carolina, and they have adopted the City of Bay St. Louis. Pictured from Moore are from left Richard Frye and Vann McCall.

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