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. . . Found a Good Read at a Library Designed for its Pint-Size Patrons

Sunday, November 21, 2004; Page C02

. . . found a good read at a library designed for its pint-size patrons. Located in a small house on a triangular plot of land in Kensington, the Noyes Library for Young Children caters primarily to preschoolers. This one-room library, opened in 1893, not only has the distinction of being the oldest in Montgomery County, but it also is one of only a few like it in the country.


A charming one-room facility, the Noyes Library for Young Children is a historic landmark in Montgomery County. It sits on a triangular plot of land surrounded by old trees and turreted Victorian homes. (Robert A. Reeder -- The Washington Post)

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The Noyes Library for Young Children is at 10237 Carroll Pl. in Kensington. It is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Information: 301-929-5533.

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