Your local library

(Courtesy Photo/Boston Public Library) E.W. Clark’s Dry Goods store at Centre Street and Seaverns Avenue—now City Feed and Supply—as it looked in 1908, when JP’s branch library was temporarily housed in its second floor after a fire at Curtis Hall. That is just one intriguing fact and image about JP’s libraries in the new history photo book “Images of America: Boston Public Library” by Catherine J. Willis. For more info, see arcadiapublishing.com.

1 comment for “Your local library

  1. Jimbob
    August 31, 2011 at 3:03 pm

    JP has definitely gone down hill since then.  This is why we need places like Whole Foods …

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