Sabre Pitches in at UT’s Lynda’s Library

May 13, 2019

Sabre recently donated a little time and labor to spruce up Lynda’s Library, a whimsical children’s reading sanctuary in the Luci and Ian Family Garden at The University of Texas Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.Image of Lynda's Library at The Unviersity of Texas Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Tony Guzman, Project Manager at UT Project Management and Construction Services (PMCS), came up with a creative design for the new garden structure. When open, the gazebo doors fold outwards and feature seats made of local wood that look out on the garden. The doors include built-in cabinets filled with children’s books. UT-PMCS shop workers worked with other suppliers and volunteers to put it all together. When Tony reached out to Sabre Project Manager Matt Sitterle and Project Engineer Brandon Klotz to upgrade the concrete floor of library they were excited to pitch in.

“I knew that the staining would make a huge improvement in the appearance of what was really an ordinary driveway-looking floor slab, but I underestimated how dramatically it would change the character of the interior space itself,” said Guzman in a note to Matt Sitterle.

“WOW! Sincere thanks to you and Brandon for so generously giving your free time and decorative concrete expertise, and to Sabre for supporting you in this effort. So grateful!”

“We were happy to help,” said Matt. “Now is a perfect time to visit the garden and check it out while everything is still in bloom!”

Lynda’s Library was financed by the Lynda’s Library Endowed Excellence Fund, a gift from Luci Baines Johnson to honor her sister, Lynda Bird Johnson Robb.