The Legacy of Andrew Carnegie

I was born and raised in a relatively large family of seven.

While we never went hungry, there wasn’t a lot of money left over for recreation and social activities.

As a result, one of my most important activities became a weekly trip to the downtown public library.

While I can’t imagine kids doing it in this day and age, beginning at the age of eight, each Friday after school I would clamber aboard the city bus and ride to the downtown St. Catharines Public Library.

Built in 1901, it was one of the 125 libraries… More Posted on 01-13-13