The Library Beacon
St. Paul Public Library
HALE MEMORIAL MERRIAM PARK BRANCH
/^^T/^P^\ WING to the shape of the site, the new Hale Memorial
\f_y-5t *• I branch library in Merriam Park is of an entirely different
\=__^/ design from that to be erected in Hamline. But so far as
size and interior features are concerned it will be exactly
the same. That is to say provision will be made on the main floor for
adult readers, for children and for reference work. On the ground floor,
which will have plenty of outside light, there will be a large auditorium,
a study-club room, magazine storage and book stacks.
The building will be 60x80 feet and can shelve about 23,000 volumes.
It will be located on Marshall Avenue near Dewey on lots donated by