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  • The Courier Gazette - Tuesday January 8, 1924. Lions club offers suggestion for betterment of McKinney to include a public library and a YMCA
  • Large, square brick building with Roman columns.
  • McKinney Weekly Democrat Gazette Clipping - May 17, 1928. Public library will open Monday with nearly 2,000 books in its collection.
  • The Courier Gazette Friday May 29, 1936. The Federation of Women's Clubs to host a book drive for the library.
  • Courier Gazette -  May 29, 1936. Recap of the library's founding by the efforts of the community.
  • Newspaper clipping announcing opening of Doty Branch Library with photo of library book stacks.
  • Small house with sign above the door
  • Portrait of an older man with glasses.
  • 1966 newspaper article on the Dulaney Land Donation with photo of 8 people
  • One story building with a crowd of people waiting outside. One man on roof.
  • Two images of walls decorated with cutouts from fairytales and other children's stories.
  • Woman standing in front of wooden cabinet with many small drawers.
  • Newspaper clipping of two people standing near a computer.
  • Architectural drawing of proposed library layout.
  • Large two story painted brick building with large sign announcing building renovation for new library location.
  • One story brick building with full parking lot.
  • Man with bear and glasses sitting in a chair with an open book in his lap.
  • Two story building with lights on at sunrise viewed across a parking lot.
  • Small square pool & fountain in front of two story bulding.
  • Group of people in business clothes wearing hard hats and holding shovels.
  • Older man and woman outside at a table with a microphone talking.
  • Large sign with architectural rendering of what the new library will look like.
  • Large building with stone fa├žade at the edge of an open field
  • Desk area with book stacks behind it.
  • Bright room with large windows and mall furniture meant for children.
  • Auditorium with red chairs on risers.
  • Large open room with bench seating in semi-circles, high-top tables and chairs, low recliners.
  • Glass enclosed room with tables and chairs
  • Booths with tables next to large windows

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