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    • Central Library Periodical Room

    • 1918
    • A view of magazine and newspaper racks at the far end of the Periodical Room, located on the east end of the first floor of the Sacramento Public Library's Central Library. This photograph was taken around the time of the library's opening in 1918.
    • 2034
    • Central Library Reference Room

    • 1918
    • Photograph of the second floor landing at Sacramento Public Library's Central Library, including a view of the stairwell and the entrance to the main reading room. The picture was captured around the time of the library's opening in 1918.
    • 2031
    • Central Library Stairway

    • 1918
    • This photograph shows the ground floor landing as seen from the I Street entrance to the Sacramento Public Library's Central Library, and includes a view of the stairway. The picture was captured around the time of the library's opening in 1918.
    • 2032
    • Interior of Arcade Library

    • 1976
    • This September 1976 image shows the interior of the Sacramento County Library’s Arcade branch, as seen from the building’s circulation desk. The environmental concerns of architect John Harvey Carter were manifested in natural lighting by way of...
    • PH-SPL-ARC-2-19
    • The Sacramento Room

    • 1996
    • Shown in 1996 is the Central Library's archives and research room, the Sacramento Room. Opened in 1995, the facility was set in the original reference room of the 1917 Andrew Carnergie-funded library. To the far right of the photograph is the...
    • 1618a
    • Arcade Library Story Time

    • 1970
    • Librarian Betsey Hendrickson provides story time activities at the Sacramento County Library’s Arcade Branch, located at 2727 Marconi Avenue. In the background is the library’s “story tree” as well as portions of the Town and Country Shopping...
    • PH-SPL-ARC-1-30
    • Central Library Children's Room

    • 1918
    • A view of the Children's Room located on the first floor of the Sacramento Public Library's Central Library as it appeared around the time of the opening in 1918.
    • 2029
    • Central Library Children's Room

    • 1918
    • A view of the Children's Room located on the first floor of the Sacramento Public Library's Central Library as it appeared around the time of the opening in 1918.
    • 2035
    • Children's Display at Main Library

    • 1960
    • Shown in circa 1960 is an image of a children’s display in the reference room at the Sacramento City Library’s main branch, located at 828 I Street. In the upper, left-hand corner of the frame, and through a window, is Sacramento’s City Hall.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-2-13
    • Colonial Heights Art

    • 1989
    • This circa 1989 photograph captures an copper enamel wall piece for the children’s section at the Colonial Heights Library, located at 4799 Stockton Boulevard. The work – entitled “Know Thyself” – marked the Audrey Bryant Children’s Corner and was...
    • PH-SPL-CHS-1-14
    • Central Library

    • 1918
    • Pictured here is the reference desk and stacks located on the second floor of the Sacramento Public Library's Central Library as it appeared around the time of the opening in 1918. The Carnegie-funded library was constructed on the corner of 9th...
    • 2030
    • Children at Main Library

    • 1960
    • In this circa 1960 photograph, a group of giddy children qeueu up in the lobby area of the Sacramento City Library’s downtown library, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-1-6
    • Central Library Branch and School Department

    • 1918
    • A view of the Branch and School Department located on the third floor of the Sacramento Public Library's Central Library as it appeared around the time of the opening in 1918. The sign on the transom identifies this area of the library.
    • 2033
    • Tsakopoulos Library Galleria

    • 1992
    • This 1992 photograph shows the glassy facade of the recently-completed Angelo Tsakopoulos Galleria, contrasted with the original 1917 Carnegie version of the Sacramento Public Library's Central Library. The Central Library was added to the...
    • 1622d
    • Librarian Interviews

    • 1988
    • Shown in 1988 is Margarite Sullivan, acting manager of the Sacramento City County Library’s temporary location for the Central Library, located 536 Downtown Plaza. She is being interviewed by a cameraman from Sacramento News 40.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-14-19
    • Christmas Tree Perched Over Reading Room

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows a Christmas tree perched over the northern side of the Sacramento City Library’s main library reference room, located at 828 I Street. The window looks out onto I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-2-4
    • Janet Larsen and Gordon Gill at Arcade Library

    • 1976
    • This September 1976 photograph shows branch manager Janet Larson and Sacramento Municipal Utility District power advisor Gordon Gill talking near the new Arcade Library’s perdiocicals section. A library patron casually reads in the background. The...
    • PH-SPL-ARC-2-10
    • Entrance to Arcade Library

    • 1976
    • This 1976 photograph provides a view of the entrance to the Sacramento County Library’s Arcade branch, located at 2443 Marconi Avenue. The structure – one of the first earth-berm commercial structures in Northern California – was designed by long...
    • PH-SPL-ARC-2-30

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