library #2

By: Lesley

Oct 05 2010

Category: library, Walkerton


Focal Length:4.6mm
Shutter:1/0 sec

This Carnegie library in Walkerton was (re)built in 1914 after the original library building was destroyed by fire. In 1877, when it first opened, there were 138 books on the shelves. Today, there are over 20,000 books in circulation for its 4,000 Bruce County  users.

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10 comments on “library #2”

  1. is that clock accurate?

  2. Great B&W shot that really captures the feel of an earlier time. I love it — but of course, I love libraries! Hope you have a great week! Thanks for sharing!


  3. i like how you framed this.

    thanks for dropping by my page.

  4. what a grand and stately building…

  5. Nice building love the architecture. And I like that clock.

  6. That’s the way a library ought to look. And of course a library clock DARE not be inaccurate. ;~)

    Kay, Alberta

  7. I’m a lover of clocks and this one is a real beauty. Fantastic photo, Lesley.

  8. What a great shot! Love it.

    Thanks for the visit.

  9. That’s an impressive collection for a small populace 🙂

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