Description: Several takes of reporter standup on the Boston Public Library having to shut down the bookmobile. Exteriors of Boston Public Library older (McKim) building. Pan of the inscription “The Commonwealth requires the education of the people as the safeguard of order and liberty.” Move to the attached modern building entrance. Interiors of the Library. Sign reads “Effective Sunday, February 13, the Library will be closed on Sundays until further notice.” Patrons in line at circulation desk in lobby. Librarian stamps due dates on borrowing cards. Patrons at reading tables in research room.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 03/15/1977
Description: Sound footage of demonstrators walking in a circle and carrying signs in front of the Boston Public Library. An interview with one of the protesters. Heavy amount of popping in the soundtrack. Sound. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Library workers walkout - The union folk considered to be non-pros are upset with their employers. So they walk out of the library during the noon hour and picket."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/23/1977