Reading Room: People’s Library

Date: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

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Phone: 413-597-2429
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Williams College Museum of Art
15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Suite 2
Williamstown, MA 01267

In 1889, benefactor Eliza Field envisioned “a literary resort for students” in Lawrence Hall. She wished “to give a more homelike aspect” to the college library, now WCMA’s Rotunda. Two small reading room additions opened in 1890. Today, WCMA’s Reading Room reinvigorates its legacy as a site of social learning and a center for public intellectual life. It is a cozy, intimate space to linger and study, a gathering spot for meetings, and home to collaborative programs, projects, and conversations.

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