“She thought of the library, so shining white and new; the rows and rows of unread books; the bliss of unhurried sojourns there and of going out to a restaurant, alone, to eat.” —Happy Birthday, Maud Hart Lovelace
Quote from Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown. Image Credit Old Mankato, MN Public Library, aka “Deep Valley Library”
This Carnegie library is still in use, housing the Carnegie Art Center. The Maud Hart Lovelace Award Winners were announced this week. Here is more on the library in the Deep Valley books and our holdings of Maud Hart Lovelace’s works.