Friday, November 21, 2014
[LIB11199] - Danville Public Library, also known as the William T Sutherlin Mansion and the Confederate Memorial, is a historic home and library building located at Danville, Virginia. It was built for Major William T. Sutherlin in 1857-1858, and is a two-story, five-bay, stuccoed building in the Italian Villa style. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1969. [Wikipedia]
[LIB11198] - Completed 1914. The above excerpt is from Pennsylvania Library and Museum Notes, Volumes 1-8 (Google eBook).
[LIB11196] - At the first meeting of that Board, a letter from Andrew Carnegie was read offering $50,000.00 for the construction of a library building if the City would provide a site and maintenance of not less than $5,000.00 a year for the library. The land, at the corner of Munn Avenue and Freeway Drive East (then Main Street), was purchased at a cost of $22,182.00, and the building was designed by Kent, Jardine, and Kent in an unusual fan-shape to make maximum use of the corner lot. [Website]
[LIB11195] - "Pennies Make Dreams Come True" - A cool way to make $10,000 bucks for the library endowment. The library is collecting 1,000,000 pennies! I am very happy to say that they have almost reached their goal. Check this out! [Website]