Liz Vezina (not pictured), a librarian at Cushing for 17 years, said she never imagined working as the director of a library without any books.
It makes me sad," said Vezina, who hosts a campus book club. Im going to miss them. I love books. Ive grown up with them, and theres something lost when theyre virtual. Theres a sensual side to them -- the smell, the feel, the physicality of a book is something really special."
Tracy stood in the empty space cleared for Cushing's future-minded learning center.