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Craft Memorial Library Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary


BLUEFIELD, W Va. (WVVA)- The Craft Memorial Library in downtown Bluefield held a celebration this evening to commemorate its 100th anniversary.

The event featured plenty of refreshments from the Perfect Bite Catering Company and the music of Doc Greenberg's Patient Jazz.

The library first opened near City Hall on May 5th, 1913 before moving to its current location on Commerce Street on May 1st, 1974.


The library contained 600 volumes when it first opened. 

Today, it features over 100,000 books.


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