This Stunning Library In Missouri Is The Definition Of A Hidden Gem
Libraries get a bad rap for being quiet, boring places where strict old ladies work. In reality, libraries are great places to read, study, explore, play, and celebrate. When St. Louis opened a public library in 1893, their collection had grown from 1,500 volumes to 90,000. By 1901 funds were being collected to build a newer, larger library and by 1912 it became a reality. Today, this stunning library is the definition of a hidden gem.
Have you visited the Central Branch of the St. Louis Public Library? Did you go to browse the shelves,attend an event, or take the architecture tour? Tell us about it in the comments below.
Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!