Nassau Public Library - Bahamas
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 25° 04.605 W 077° 20.417
18R E 263947 N 2775490
Quick Description: The city jail, built in 1797, was converted to a city library.
Location: Bahamas
Date Posted: 7/26/2012 2:51:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMEZ3H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo
Views: 3

Long Description:
An unusual setting for a library... The octagonal building, painted a soft pink, was constructed in 1797 as the city jail. (waymark) After hundred years of use as a jail, it was converted in 1879 to a library, reading room and museum. Per the library website (link below), it has a 28,000-volume collection stored in the various cells.
Classification of Library: Public Library (Open to all)

Internet access available: Unknown - Could not verify

Additional Internet Connection Options:
Unknown


Hours of Operation:
Mon-Thurs 10AM-8PM
Fri 10AM-5PM
Sat 10AM-4PM
Closed Sun and Holidays


Approximate date of opening.: 1/1/1879

Library Website: [Web Link]

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