Monson Free Library - Monson, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 42° 06.153 W 072° 19.142
18T E 721682 N 4664640
Quick Description: The Monson Free Library in the center of the town is a complex structure that has an older stone tower and a more modern extension.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 9/16/2011 9:47:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMCKCT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Min Dawg
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Long Description:
In Monson, at the center of the town is the Monson Free Library.

The building is located at 2 High Street, near the junction of High Street and Main Street, near where a War memorial is located. There are two parts to the building: a older portion with a stone tower and clock, and a newer section off to the south. It is a free public library supported by the town.

On the tower is embedded:
18 Horatio Lyon 81
Library Building"

The library building is in fair shape. The building is basically sound, but tarps have been secured on the roof, scaffolding has been placed around the roof, and the clock is damaged. This was likely due to the tornado that had been through the town in June 2011. Monson center was heavily damaged from it. The library now appears to be operating.
Classification of Library: Public Library (Open to all)

Internet access available: Yes - Your Laptop: Free

Additional Internet Connection Options:
Library computers available.

Hours of Operation:
Monday Closed Tuesday 2 PM to 8 PM Wednesday 10 AM to 6 PM Thursday 2 PM to 8 PM Friday 10 AM to 2 PM SaturdayClosed Sunday Closed & Closed for Holidays

Approximate date of opening.: 1/1/1881

Library Website: [Web Link]

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