Pre-1900 through 1940s

Public Library, Melrose, Mass.

The first part of the exhibit showcases historic photographs of each of the library's temporary homes:

Waverly Block, Essex Street: 1871-1874
Town Hall,Main Street: 1874-1895
YMCA, Main Street: 1895-1904

and the library’s opening of its new permanent home on West Emerson Street on April 15, 1904.