Photos From The Library Building's 100th Anniversary Bash

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Friends member Christine Reuss serves wine to guests. [Photo by Darrell Eifert]

Library history display created by Hampton Historical Society. [Photo by Darrell Eifert]

Michele Augeri (left) and Ruth Eifert from the Georgetown (Mass.) Public Library. [Photo by Darrell Eifert]

Left to right: Josephine and Richard Laskey, Sharon and Albert Chang. [Photo by Darrell Eifert]

Shelley Chandler and Sue Hughes at the checkin table. [Photo by Darrell Eifert]

Fudge for the guests from Hutchinson's Candies. [Photo by Darrell Eifert]

Sue Hughes shows off the candlelit red carpet leading into the library's now 100-year-old building. [Photo by Liz Premo]

Sue Hughes greets guests at the front door to the old building. [Photo by Liz Premo]

Lynn and Gerhard Blume check in with Sue Hughes. [Photo by Liz Premo]

Refreshment table with fudge donated by Hutchinson's Candies and a birthday cake donated by the Galley Hatch. [Photo by Liz Premo]

Birthday cake donated by the Galley Hatch. [Photo by Liz Premo]

Brad Jett, unknown guest, Joan Correll. [Photo by Liz Premo]

Library Director Amanda Reynolds Cooper greets library volunteer Carol Dostie at the front door. [Photo by Liz Premo]

Guests enjoy hors d'oeuvres created by library staff member Wendy Rega. [Photo by Liz Premo]

Carol Dostie and Shelley Chandler enjoy hors d'oeuvres created by library staff member Wendy Rega. [Photo by Liz Premo]

Sue Hughes and Library Director Amanda Reynolds Cooper chat outside the library's New Hampshire Room. Proceeds from the birthday bash will go to renovating this historic room. [Photo by Liz Premo]

Library staff members Paulina Shadowens and Maureen Cullen being playful for the camera.

Larry Cullen (left) and another guest chat in the New Hampshire Room of the library.

Lori Cotter poses with the wedding dress worn by her great-grandmother Jessie Merrill when she married Christopher Toppan in 1910.

Lori Cotter and another guest admire the 1910 wedding dress.

Sue Hughes shows off her evening's pictures to another guest.

Children's Librarian Paulina Shadowens checks out the library history board.

The Laskeys and the Mackensen's enjoy the jazz band while other guests partake of refreshments and socialize.

Larry and Maureen Cullen (left) chat with other guests.

Sign posted above the "bar" (normally the circulation desk).

Article on the dedication of the library from the December 15, 1910 paper. Click on photo for larger image.

Newspaper article from May 12, 1910 on the ongoing construction of the new Lane Memorial Library. Click on photo for larger image.

Photos from the library expansion of 1983. Click on photo for larger image.

History board on the library, put together by the Tuck Museum. Click photo for a larger image.

A guest studies the history board.

Amanda Reynolds Cooper and Sue Hughes dressed to the nines!

Teh Kravitzes pose for an old-fashioned photo.

The Eiferts pose for an old-fashioned photo.

Adult Services Librarian Darrell Eifert takes a photo while his wife Ruth looks on as Albert and Sharon Chang pose for an old-fashioned photo

Gerhard Blume serves drinks to the Kravitzes and his wife Lynn at the "bar".

Activity at the "bar".

Linda Libbey (left) poses with other guests.

A jazz band entertained guests.