The public is invited to the McPherson Public Library to pass along best wishes to library assistant Carol Garrison from 2 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 29. Garrison will be retiring from the library at the end of 2017, after 13 years of service to the community.

Garrison’s responsibilities at the library have included assisting patrons at the service desk, as well as handling interlibrary loans and other special projects.

The reception is a come and go event and refreshments will be served.

For more information about this event, contact the library at 620-245-2570 or email