Hometown Heroes

“Miss Librarian” Passes Half-Century Mark

by Allan Appel | Oct 26, 2016 11:56 am

Allan Appel Photo Marianne Carolla remembers when there were eight neighborhood library branches, not only the five current (including the main). In particular she remembers the storefront branch on Chapel at Norton, where the paperbacks hung on spindles as in an old book store window.

Once a man, a library patron, came in and said to her, “I want something that’s hot to trot.”

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