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St. Johnsburg Athaneum

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The St. Johnsburg Athanaeum is a library that originally housed 9,000 books chosen by bibliographer, William F. Poole. The Athaneum now contains 40,000 volumes including 10,000 Children's books, 100 periodicals and 6 daily newspapers.

The building was established in 1871 and continues to enrich the lives of those who use the facilities. The building is also unaltered from its original state and is one of only ten Athenaeums in the United States.

It is open all year round except for Sundays and New Years Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

There is also an art gallery in the building and is free to residents of the area, library members and people under 18.

The St. Johnsburg Athanaeum website.

Written by  Cassandra Lund.

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