Monday, June 7, 2010

Library Tour: Flagler College

Join us for a tour of this academic jewel that includes both the Proctor Library and highlights of the distinctive Flagler College campus.

Opened in 1996 and designed to model the architectural elements of the historic campus, the 60,000 square foot library offers both an elegant and aesthetic environment to all users while at the same time providing the latest and most current information services and technology.

Legacy Tours of Flagler College will highlight the architectural heritage of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, listed as a National Historic Landmark and considered one of the finest examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture. The tour includes the Rotunda where you’ll stare up into an 80-foot domed ceiling supported in part by eight ornately carved oak caryatids, the Dining Hall where 79 of Louis Comfort Tiffany's stained glass windows are displayed, and the Flagler Room, originally the hotel's Grand Parlor, where visitors gaze upon Tiffany Austrian crystal chandeliers, a massive onyx Thomas Edison clock - one of the first ever to be used in a public building - and a historical photo gallery of the Flagler family.

Hosted by Michael Gallen, Library Director

Wednesday, July 14, 1:00 - 3:30 pm

Register here. See registration page for directions and parking information.
Free for all.

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