Welcome To Our Library Quiz!
On January 14, 1962 the present location of the Baldwin Public Library, located on the corner of Grand Avenue and Prospect Street, was formally opened! Following the dedication ceremonies, the Woman's Advance Club provided and served refreshments to all those present. They also contributed a "pine oak tree and a staff typewriter" (As described in our 1992 anniversary Piper issue).

Here is a little quiz on the history of the library. Let's see how well you know us! There are a total of 11 questions worth 10 points each for a total of 110 points. Can you get a perfect score?

Our Old Home (1921-1962)
Question #1. What year was the Baldwin Library founded? *
10 points
Question #2. What was the name of the general store, purchased by the Woman's Advance Club in 1921, that later became the Baldwin Library? *
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Question #3. In October of what year did Baldwin residents receive Volume 1, Number 1 of our popular Piper Newsletter? *
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Question #4. What year did the library add the Mezzanine located in the Reference Room? *
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Question #5. What year did the Baldwin Public Library hold a groundbreaking ceremony for our future Children's Wing after purchasing the EAB Bank building next door to the Library? *
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Question #6. In what year was an old store front, located on Grand Avenue near Stanton Avenue, leased by the Library to be used as a separate branch? *
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Question #7. What year did the Library first begin to "inter-loan" books? (The ability to borrow books from other libraries) *
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Question #8. When our current home opened on January 14, 1962, who was the Library Director? *
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Question #9. Kevin B. Kamen, former President of our Board of Trustees and for whom our Community Room is named, became a trustee in which year? *
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Question #10. In what year did the Library first add public access computers for adults? *
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Question #11. What year did the Library retire our card catalog in favor of an online version which we still use today? *
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