Tagged: Shields library

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Today’s feature in our On This Day series takes us to the opening of the west wing of Shields Library which occurred twenty five years ago on April 2, 1990. The 140,000 square foot addition was designed by architects Simon Martin-Vegue Winkelstein Morris. The dedication ceremony occurred on October 19, 1990
April 2, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
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Our latest Then & Now installment takes us to a place near and dear to us, the Main Reading Room of Shields Library. The north wing of the Library, which houses the Reading Room, was completed in 1940. Prior to the completion of this building the Library was housed
February 4, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
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Our latest installment in the Then & Now series brings us back to Shields Library, specifically to the Circulation Desk. The “then” photo was taken in 1979 when the Loan Desk (as it was then known) and the main entrance were located in the East Wing of the
June 26, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara
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This week’s installment of Then & Now is a place near and dear to us. Any ideas where this spot is located? If you guessed the Shields Library courtyard, you would be correct! The historic image of the courtyard is undated. However, a few clues in the photo can help
February 3, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara