Jaffrey Public Library 38 Main Street Jaffrey, New Hampshire 03452 Facebook page Dedicated: July 4, 1896 Memorial library bequeathed by Susan Bethia Clay Architect: H.M. Frances of Fitchburg Builder: J.D. Littlehale of Fitchburg Date visited: 3/11/14 I didn’t take any… Read More ›
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A visit to the Chester Public Library in Chester, CT. A classic small town library with lots of its original 1907 charm still intact.
It’s fall and time to get back into some library visit posts. First up is the Hamden public library which I visited in July. Miller Memorial Central Library 2901 Dixwell Ave Hamden, CT 06518 website The library was originally built… Read More ›
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library 121 Wall Street, New Haven, CT Website: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/ Designed by: Gordon Bunshaft Style: modern Materials: Vermont marble and granite, bronze, and glass Groundbreaking: 1961 Completed: 1963 Cost: unknown, a gift from the Beineke… Read More ›
Arlington Heights Memorial Library 500 N. Dunton Avenue Arlington Heights, IL 60004-5910 Website Date visited: May 10, 2013 Photo from the library’s Twitter account. All other photos by me. The Arlington Heights library traces its roots back to 1887. It… Read More ›
Chillicothe Public Library 430 N Bradley Chillicothe, IL 61523 website Opened: 2005 Holds 37,213 volumes Circulates 85,168 items per year Serves 13,250 residents For pictures of the old Carnegie library building, which has been re-purposed as a bookstore, click here…. Read More ›
Carnegie Library Building 822 N. Second St Chillicothe, IL 61523 Carnegie grant date: Apr 19, 1915 Grant amount: $10,000 Opened: 1917 Served as the town library until 2005 Currently the home of Waxwing Books For my birthday earlier this month,… Read More ›
Public Library of New London 63 Huntington Street New London, Connecticut 06320 website Public Library of New London–original structure and addition. Opened: July 1891 Architect: Henry Hobson Richardson/Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge Style: Romanesque Materials: pink granite from Worcester with Kibbe… Read More ›