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Library History




There is a lot of history in the Library; over the years it has served as not just a library, but also as a social and ceremonial center of the Observatory.


To learn more about the Library's history, you can take a look at the library's dedication ceremony or learn the story behind the seal of the Observatory, which is also used for the Library's bookplate.


If you would like to see some more historical images of the Library, try searching the historical image database for "library"