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…
Posted on 01-13-13