Forbes Library 20 West Street Northampton, MA 01060 forbeslibrary.org Built 1894 by Judge Charles E. Forbes Cost: $113, 993.48 (that’s about $3,240,000.00 in current dollars) Designed by William Brocklesby Read more about the library architecture and see some historic photos…. Read More ›
I’ve visited three libraries in Connecticut that have taken my breath away: The Blackstone Memorial Library in Branford, the Mystic & Noank Library in Mystic, and now the Norfolk Library. The other day I ventured up into the Northwest corner… Read More ›
The Mystic & Noank Library is as handsome on the inside as it is from the outside. Come, look inside! It even has a resident cat, Mito.
A trip to Bethlehem, Connecticut to write out and mail some Christmas & Holiday cards. The library wasn’t open, but we stoped for a photo op.
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 ›
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 ›