Wadsworth Library
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly
N 42° 47.741 W 077° 48.869
18T E 269830 N 4741968
Quick Description: Public Library serving the Geneseo, NY area.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 1/30/2008 5:00:44 AM
Waymark Code: WM32GX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
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Long Description:
In 1842, local landowner James Wadsworth established the Athenaeum collection for students at Livingston County High School, free of charge. This was one of the first free public libraries established in the country. When the collection outgrew it's space the present library was built. In 1869, New York State legislature established Wadsworth Library in the Village of Geneseo for use by residents and schools of Livingston County. Originally endowed by the Wadsworth family, the Library is also funded by the Village and Town of Genseseo and Geneseo Central School District.
The library has OWWL access, an on-line catalog shared by public libraries in Ontario, Wayne, Wyoming and Livington counties.
Classification of Library: Public Library (Open to all)

Internet access available: Yes - Library Terminal: Register with Library Clerk to use

Hours of Operation:
Monday 1:30 PM - 8:30 PM Tuesday 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM Wednesday - Closed Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM Friday 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM Saturday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Sunday - Closed


Approximate date of opening.: 01/01/1842

Library Website: [Web Link]

Additional Internet Connection Options: Not listed

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