Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Hospital Medical Library 5000 South 5th Avenue Hines, IL 60141 While making my way through the sprawling buildings and halls of Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital on Friday, I discovered that they have a library. I… Read More ›
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Taylor Memorial Library 5 Broad Street Milford, CT 06460 Built: 1894 Built by: Henry Taylor as a memorial to his mother Designed by: Joseph W. Northrup Style: Richardsonian Romanesque Inspired by the Thomas Crane Public Library in Quincy, Massachusetts which… Read More ›
One of the most beautiful libraries that I’ve stumbled upon in my travels. The Blackstone Memorial Library in Branford, CT is a must see for library and 19th century architecture enthusiasts.
Hastings Public Library 517 West 4th Street Hastings, Nebraska 68901 Built: sometime in the early 1960s (source) Collection: 145,924 volumes Circulation: 234,697 items per year Serves: 31,151 residents Visit the Hastings Public Library website here Date visited: March… Read More ›
Plattsmouth Public Library 401 Avenue A Plattsmouth, Nebraska 68048 Carnegie Grant Awarded: June 1, 1915 Built: 1916 Building Cost: $12,500 Operating income (2010?): $281,921 Current holdings: Books: 38,390 Audio materials: 872 Videos: 735 Serial publications: 89 Serves: 6,867 residents… Read More ›
A quick visit to the Kettleson Memorial Library in Sitka, Alaska. July 2010.
A visit to the downtown branch of the Juneau Public Library in Alaska featuring stunning stained glass of migrating salmon by Bruce Elliot. July 2010.