Main Library Tour
Neighborhood: Civic Center
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,
click here for more information on booking private group tours.
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.)
Tuesday, August 2 at 12:00 pm given by Joe Healy
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.
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
Meet at the Information Desk, 1st floor Atrium, through Grove St. entrance. Lots of stairs; elevators available.
This tour is offered all year
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Coordinator(s): Patricia Coyle
Guide(s): Patricia Coyle, Rosalie Gonzales, Mary Granger, Joe Healy, Rob Spoor