After the old building was demolished, construction began on the new building for the library.These photos from 1967 show the Webster Street side:

 


and the view along Washington Boulevard.


On October 29, 1967, Library Director Fred Reynolds (shown here), for whom the Reynolds Historical Collection is named) and others laid the cornerstone of the new building, dated 1968, the year it would be opened.


 Next time: The move in!