March 2019: Old Post Office moved across parking lot.
Photos: Let the sun shine in!
Front of building is cleared to make way for a new septic system. The Henry Bacon Building, E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, is revealed. Henry Bacon went on to design the Lincoln Memorial. Read more >
February 2019: One last look.
February 2019: (Demo-LI-tion) is happening.
January 2019: It’s official.
January 2019: We found this painting, artist unknown, in our move showing the front of the original E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, designed by Henry Bacon, the architect of the Lincoln Memorial. The painting is hung in the library’s temporary space at 1250 Durham Road.
December 2018: Out of eight companies, Enterprise Builders wins the bid to become the contractor for the library expansion project.
November 2018: The Library opens in the North Madison temporary location.
Photos: Cheers and kudos all ’round!
Our first book lovers in temporary library (Kid’s Department).
Our first book lover in temporary library (Adult Department). Read more >
October 2018: Our new temporary space at Madison Earth Care, 1250 Durham Road.
Photos: Library Loft.
Fiction gets ready. Read more >
October 2018: Our final customer in the former library!
October 2018: Horace Washburn (1801-1881) was known as a founder of the East River Reading Room, one of Madison’s earliest libraries.