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Where 40,000 Volumes Await Readers – 1925

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This picture above shows the old Carnegie Library at Park & Victoria in September, 1925.

    A library is a sort of “poor man’s college” where books and volumes of every kind under the sun are loaned to borrowers. This photo shows a portion of the Windsor Public Library, which houses over 40,000 volumes, and possesses a patronage that is growing steadily, year by year. The original public library building stood on Ferry Street. It as long since been demolished.

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