While packing up the library, we ran across the photographs below, taken of the library when it was still new. I retook the same photos today for comparison.
Do you remember the old date due cards and the sound of the Gaylord machine stamping the dates?
Circulation desk: late 1950s
Circulation desk today
The children's department used to be located in what is now the basement meeting room:
Children's department in the late 1950s
What is now the meeting room (as it looks today)
And here is a side-by-side look at the staff room.
Staff room in the late 1950s
Staff room today
Want to know more about the move? Check out director Stephanie Bakos' YouTube interview and a letter she wrote to TAPinto Berkeley Heights.