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The grandeur of the Carnegie Library and Princess Theater | Home Again


Last updated 5/7/2020 at 10:01am

I remember dozens of Edmonds destinations I favored when I was a child. We moved to Edmonds when I was 7. That’s when my Edmonds memories began.

What place in town did I love nearly as much as home? The old Carnegie Library, now the Edmonds Historical Museum. My friend Mary and I practically lived there. That library existed during times when libraries posted signs saying “QUIET PLEASE.”

We could sit anywhere we wanted, though, and feel welcome. Despite the admonition, we could whisper – unless the whispering led to giggling, in which case we’d receive a gentle “shhhhh.” Our...

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