Genevieve Towsley (1907-1995) was a journalist and historian of Naperville, IL. This installation honoring her was created in 1999. A statue of a 72-year-old woman writer at work. Have you ever seen such a thing? Isn’t it glorious?
Photos of The Poetry Garage in Chicago
To celebrate the American Library Association’s Annual Conference being held here in Chicago over the weekend I thought it would be fitting to post some pictures of the old Chicago Public Library building. The Former Chicago Public Library Building Now… 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 ›