Main Library Tour

Neighborhood: Civic Center

Please Note:

Our free (donations welcome!), regularly scheduled tours are open to the public but NOT open to parties of 8 or more. If you plan to bring 8 or more walkers to a regular tour, please click here for more information on booking private group tours.

Description:

The Main Library, known for so long as the "New Main" is celebrating its 20th year in 2016. A dramatic skylight crowns the soaring atrium, flooded with natural light. Bridges soar across spacious lightwells. Stunning architecture, a vast collection - explore it all! (Indoors; 1 hour.)

Next Tour:

Tuesday, July 5 at 12:00 pm given by Rosalie Gonzales

Notes:

The focus of the tour is history and architecture. Following the tour, ask the helpful and knowledgeable librarians for help with such things as getting a library card, using the online card catalog, or exploring the collections.

Future tours:

This tour is also scheduled on those dates in the calendar below (after the map) where the tour time is indicated (in red). You can advance to future months by clicking the >> symbol in the calendar title.

Location:

Meet at the Information Desk, 1st floor Atrium, through Grove St. entrance. Lots of stairs; elevators available.

Click here for public transit or driving directions to the starting point

Schedule:

This tour is offered all year

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Guides:

Coordinator(s): Patricia Coyle
Guide(s): Patricia Coyle, Rosalie Gonzales, Mary Granger, Joe Healy, Rob Spoor


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