|Pontiac Library, Warwick, RI, photo by Midge Frazel, August 2014|
Love Your Library by Going to the Library
In my recent adventure, Hubs and I went into nearby Warwick to take a few photos of what I call Pontiac Village. As a child, this is where the nearest library was located. "The Plat" is physically closer to Warwick and because of the housing developments of the 1950s, businesses and schools were built in places that were once empty space.
Before I was five, I went with my friend to get a library card. Even though I was not a Warwick resident, I was eligible to get a library card.
However, this is NOT the library that was there at that time. The library that was in this village was a tiny building located in what is now the parking lot of this library. We parked our car near the spot where the old library was located. Miss Edith Knight was the librarian in that building It was a small library heated with a pot belly stove. (Wow, am I old!) (History)
|Parking Lot for the Present Library built in 1957, photo by Midge Frazel, 2014,|