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A subscription library with more than 120,000 volumes of current fiction, non-fiction, trade, and technical-related research materials, as well as a beautiful reading room.
Founded in 1820 by merchants and their clerks, this membership library has a circulating collection and sponsors literary events. It also provides low-cost workspace for writers and non-profit literary organizations.
Founded in 1754, this subscription library houses around 200,000 volumes.