Browse Items (484 total)

MPL_IMG_8326.jpg
Creator: O'Brien, S.
Date: 04-2020
Description: A view of the library located on 69 West Emerson Street. Photograph taken on April 2, 2020 during the shutdown due to Covid-19.

MPL_IMG_8336 (2).jpg
Creator: O'Brien, S.
Date: 04-2020
Description: A view of the library located on 69 West Emerson Street. Photograph taken on April 2, 2020 during the shutdown due to Covid-19.

MPL_IMG_8332 (2).jpg
Creator: O'Brien, S.
Date: 04-2020
Description: A view of the library located on 69 West Emerson Street. Photograph taken on April 2, 2020 during the shutdown due to Covid-19.

MPL_IMG_8323 (2).jpg
Creator: O'Brien, S.
Date: 04-2020
Description: A view of the library located on 69 West Emerson Street. Photograph taken on April 2, 2020 during the shutdown due to Covid-19. "Little Reader" a bronze statue of a child reading was created by artist…[More]

MPL_IMG_8322 (2).jpg
Creator: O'Brien, S.
Date: 04-2020
Description: A view of the library located on 69 West Emerson Street. Photograph taken on April 2, 2020 during the shutdown due to Covid-19.

MPL_IMG_8321 (2).jpg
Creator: O'Brien, S.
Date: 04-2020
Description: A view of the library located on 69 West Emerson Street. Photograph taken on April 2, 2020 during the shutdown due to Covid-19.

Waverly Apt corner.jpg
Creator: Melrose Public Library
Date: 1871-1874
Description: The first home of the Library was located in Waverly Block, 223 Essex Street from 1871-1874.
A room at this address was shared with the Selectmen, which was divided by a partition with the rear half…[More]

Waverly Apt side.jpg
Creator: Melrose Public Library
Date: 1871-7874
Description: The first home of the Library was located in Waverly Block, 223 Essex Street from 1871-1874.
A room at this address was shared with the Selectmen, which was divided by a partition with the rear half…[More]

Waverly Apt.jpg
Creator: Melrose Public Library
Date: 1871-1874
Description: The first home of the Library was located in Waverly Block, 223 Essex Street from 1871-1874. A room at this address was shared with the Selectmen, which was divided by a partition with the rear half…[More]

MPL1933 011.jpg
Creator: Melrose Public Library
Date: 1932
Description: A view of the main desk and lobby area opposite the original entrance to the library.

MPL1933 010.jpg
Creator: Melrose Public Library
Date: 1932
Description: A view of the youth room with no young patrons with librarian seated at desk in the rear of the room.

MPL1933 009.jpg
Creator: Melrose Public Library
Date: 1932
Description: A view of the Youth room with young patrons studying at tables with a librarian seated at a desk in the rear of the room.

MPL1933 008.jpg
Creator: Melrose Public Library
Date: 1932
Description: Two librarians, one seated and one standing in the Reference room.

MPL1933 007.jpg
Creator: Melrose Public Library
Date: 1932
Description: A view of the trustee's room in 1932. Very little has changed since then.

MPL1933 006.jpg
Creator: Melrose Public Library
Date: 1932
Description: View of the main desk from the entry area opposite the original entrance to the library.

MPL1933 005 2.jpg
Creator: Melrose Public Library
Date: 1932
Description: Exterior view of the library building on West Emerson Street in 1932.

MPL1933 004.jpg
Creator: Melrose Public Library
Date: 1932
Description: Exterior view of the library building on West Emerson Street in 1932.

MPL1933 003.jpg
Creator: Melrose Public Library
Date: 1932
Description: A view of four librarians behind the main desk located opposite the original entrance in the area that is presently near the administrative offices and Archway room.

MPL1933 002.jpg
Creator: Melrose Public Library
Date: 1932
Description: View of the Reference room next to the main entry area.

MPL1933 Negs001.jpg
Creator: Melrose Public Libarry
Date: 1932
Description: View of the main desk located opposite the original entrance. Location of desk is now the area of the seed library and administrative offices adjacent to the Archway room.