Glass floor panels (a.k.a. "glass blocks") saved from the 1902 stack wing are for sale as part of the Library's fundraising campaign. Contact Library Director María Pagán, 413-322-5640, to order. In January 2013, we invited proposals from artists; some finished works were displayed in April. Glass blocks come in several sizes (rounded to nearest half inch): Size A (34.5 x 36"), B (34.5 x 27"), C (34.5 x 25"), D (19 x 23.5"), E or F (19 x 26-27"). Each panel is 1" thick, very sturdy and heavy. Prices depend on size:
$ 175 for largest size (A)
$ 125 for medium sizes (B, C, G) . . . 20% discount for Friends of the Library members . . . Own a piece of library history!
$ 60 for small ones (D, E, F)