Guests pour into new library as city celebrates

Sunday, June 10, 2001 at 10:00pm

What makes the new 300,000 square-foot Nashville Public Library great is not only the massive granite, limestone and brick facade, the giant book statue, the marble floorings, arched doorways, vaulted ceilings and wrought metalwork . . .

. . . or the courtyard with formal garden and fountain . . .

It is the research facilities, the 500,000 volumes of books and special services that make the library one the best in the country.

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