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Home > New Library Opens, March 17, 2006

New Library Opens, March 17, 2006

The new Library building opened on Friday, March 17, 2006 after undergoing an extensive reconstruction project.

For directions to the Library, click here. For a guide to the new Library building, click here. There is no change in Library hours.

Here are some photos from opening day. Click on one of the small images to see a larger version.

Circulation Desk Circulation Desk as seen from the second floor Circulation Desk
Paperbacks and new books Fiction stacks Community Room, with a display of construction photos
Reference Desk Reference Collection Reference area and Biography stacks
Reference area computers Reference tables Study rooms
Friends Gallery Second floor, looking toward the Highland Avenue entrance Welcome sign inside Highland Avenue entrance
Nonfiction stacks Second floor reading area Young Adults Room
Children's Room Children's Room Computers in Children's Room
Library Director Ann MacFate (left) Portrait of William Carter, who donated the land for Needham's first public library
Former Library Directors Beth Rich and Vivian McIver Library Trustees Gail Hedges and Lois Bacon Bosworth Room
Entrance to the Wyeth Room Wyeth Room