Belmont Public Library

The former Belmont Town Hall and Public Library in 1899.[1]
The former Belmont Town Hall and Public Library in 1913.
The former Belmont Public Library in 2007.

The Belmont Public Library is a public library in Belmont, Massachusetts.[2] It is a member of the Minuteman Library Network. It is located on Concord Avenue near Belmont Center.

BuildingsEdit

The library has been housed in three buildings.[3]

Originally, it was housed in the Belmont Town Hall, designed by architects Hartwell and Richardson and completed in 1881.

In 1902, a new facility was donated by Henry Oliver Underwood and opened in 1902. The building is on Pleasant Street and now serves as the School Administration Building.

In 1965, the Belmont Memorial Library on Concord Avenue was opened.

AdministrationEdit

The current library director is Peter Struzziero.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Report of the Free Public Library Commission of Massachusetts. 1899
  2. ^ http://mblc.state.ma.us/libraries/directory/index.php Retrieved 05-18-2010
  3. ^ "A Brief History" [1]
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-03-07. Retrieved 2010-05-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Retrieved 05-22-2010

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Coordinates: 42°23′40.5″N 71°10′20.5″W / 42.394583°N 71.172361°W / 42.394583; -71.172361