western branch http://wfpl.org en Western Library Branch Re-Opens This Week http://wfpl.org/post/western-library-branch-re-opens-week <p>The Louisville Free Public Library will reopen its <a href="http://www.lfpl.org/branches/western.htm">western branch</a> this weekend following a $500,000 remodeling project.</p><p>The historic location was built in 1908 and was the first free public library in the nation to be fully staffed by African Americans. Included among the renovation projects is the creation of a new reading room for the <a href="http://www.lfpl.org/western/htms/archives.htm">African American archives</a>, which the library houses.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 15:50:31 +0000 Patrick DeSpain 1556 at http://wfpl.org Western Library Branch Re-Opens This Week