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Lawrence, Massachusetts 01841
The Lawrence Public Library is a public library located in Lawrence, Massachusetts. It serves the City of Lawrence, and, through its membership in the Merrimac Valley Library Consortium (MVLC), all of the citizens of the MVLC multi-municipality regional library system. It is governed by a board of trustees consisting of seven members. The library was first opened to the public as a Free Public Library in 1892. The original library building was designed by George G. Adams, and was located at the corner of Hampshire and Haverill streets.
Main Library Building
The current Main Library Building, at the corner of Lawrence and Haverhill Streets, was completed in 1973. It was designed by the Cambridge, Massachusetts architectural firm of Henneberg & Henneberg, and is considered a typical example of the Modernist Brutalist architecture style.
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- "Our History | Lawrence, MA". www.lawrencefreelibrary.org. Retrieved 2019-07-25.