This fall I had planned on doing a walking tour of Willa Cather sites in Manhattan, but a foot injury has temporarily put the kibosh on long walks for me. However, last week I was able to make it to… Read More ›
I’m in Manchester, VT this weekend for Booktopia (a weekend full of authors and readers, created by Books on the Nightstand and now hosted by the Northshire Bookstore). The first year I came up from Connecticut for Booktopia, four years ago,… Read More ›
The (old) Otis Library 80 Broadway Norwich, CT Built by: Joseph Otis (July 1768-April 1854) Opened: 1850 Architectural style: Greek Revival The library opened with 250 volumes and over 1,000 subscribers. Hamlin B. Buckingham was the first librarian. By February… Read More ›
The Derby Library was built in 1902 and features the only gold leaf ceiling. A unique architectural gem.
Earlier this year when driving home from Vermont to Connecticut, we stopped in Buckland, Massachusetts and couldn’t resist following the signs to the library. This is the gem that we found! Buckland Public Library 30 Upper Street Buckland, MA 01338… Read More ›
I’ve driven past both the old Westbrook Library and the road to the new library many times in the two years we’ve lived on the shoreline, but this week was the first time I stopped in to check it out…. Read More ›