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The Thomas Crane Library was built back in 1881 by noted architect Henry Hobson Richardson. Richardson, who also designed the famed Trinity Church in Boston, created the library in the style of 19th century Romanesque architecture. From the outside, customers of Verc Car Rentals Quincy can enjoy glimpses of ornate woodwork and LaFarge stained glass, while on the inside they'll discover literary works by Donne, Poe and Orwell. This often overlooked landmark is a great place for travelers to relax and recharge, so remember to stop by on your upcoming car rentals Quincy trip.
Directions to the Thomas Crane Library
Customers of Verc Car Rentals Quincy will find the Thomas Crane Library at 40 Washington Street. If you're traveling from the south, Verc recommends taking Interstate 93 North to Boston. Follow the Route 3 South exit (Exit 7) towards Cape Code. Exit immediately to the right when you see Exit 18 for the Quincy Center/Quincy Adams T Station. Stay to the left and follow the signs leading to the Quincy Center. You should find yourself on Burgin Parkway. Continue in your Verc Car Rentals Quincy vehicle through five traffic lights. At the fifth light, turn right onto Granite Street. Follow Granite for one block, turning left when you reach Hancock Street. On Hancock, you will pass a large granite church. Behind the church is the intersection of Washington Street. Turn right onto Washington and the library will be on your left. Parking is free in the Thomas Crane Library lot.
Enjoy unique services at the Thomas Crane Library
Local Verc Car Rental Quincy travelers are invited to apply for a free library card when they visit the Thomas Crane Library. To receive your free card, simply show a piece of identification bearing your name, photograph and current street address. Children in 7th grade or below must have the signature of a parent or legal guardian and must be able to sign/print their own first and last name in order to receive a card. Library cards are also available to non-Quincy residents. Customers of Verc Car Rentals Quincy are asked to inquire at the library desk for more details. Other services available at the Thomas Crane Library include computer use cards and research planning.
Perks for Thomas Crane Library card holders
When customers of Verc Car Rentals Quincy apply for a Thomas Crane Library card, not only will they gain access to a wealth of literary knowledge, they'll also be entitled to great savings on admission to local attractions. Customers of Verc Car Rentals Quincy can now reserve museum and zoo passes online at through the library's website, by phone or in person at the library counter, provided they have their library card handy. Coupons and discounts currently available include:
These and many other discounts are waiting for you at the Thomas Crane Library. Remember, all you need to take advantage of these great savings is to show your free Thomas Crane Library card.
About the Library's architecture
The Thomas Crane Library underwent a three-year renovation and expansion project in 2001. This included the addition of a brand new multi-million dollar research wing. The project was funded by the city of Quincy, and included grants from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Much of the restoration was done with the help of nothing more than old photographs and elbow grease. Customers of Verc Car Rentals Quincy are encouraged to visit the Thomas Crane Library for more information on the building's architect and restoration.
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