The Forbes Public Library of Northampton, a building from the turn of the 19th into 20th century, is heavy and solid and imposing, outside and inside. Not a modern style, perhaps. But doesn’t this make a wonderfully inviting place to curl up with one of the multitude of books you can find here?
This bay area is part of the large Reading Room, over near the current magazines and daily newspapers. The sofa is comfortable, the lamps are great to read by — and if you want the natural world as refreshment from all the printed matter, you have just to lift up your eyes to the trees outside the windows —
Bookworms of the world, you’ll find a welcome here!