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The History of the Winter Park Public Library

Congregational Church parsonage circa 1885. Lamson cottage 1885 to 1971. Winter Park Public Library building circa 1902. Winter Park Public Library circa 1924. Winter Park Public Library circa 1959. Winter Park Public Library circa 1979. Winter Park Public Library circa 1995 to present. Montage of Winter Park Company's business papers

Click on a photo above to learn about the library's history in that time period.

This is the history of the Winter Park Public Library from its beginnings on Miss Lamson's front porch as the "Winter Park Circulating Library Association" to the beautiful, modern three-story building of today.

The Beginning

The Early Years: The First Permanent Building

New Location on New England Avenue

Third Floor Addition and Renovation

Some of the images in this collection were loaned to Winter Park Public Library History and Archives Department by Olin Library History and Archives Department, Rollins College.



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