|Address:||711 59th Place|
Mail: PO Box 1414
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53141-1414
Map of Library Location (42.581680,-87.818847)
Library Web Site
Simmons Library is a Public library. This library is affiliated with Kenosha Public Library (view map)
|Other Info:||Simmons Library was the first permanentlocation of the Kenosha Public Library. It was donated by Zalmon Simmons to honor his son, Gilbert M. Simmons. Architect Daniel J. Burnham, the leader of design for the World's Columbian Exposition of Chicago in1893, designed the 9,045 square foot, neoclassical revival building.
The Simmons Library opened on Memorial Day, 1900. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Today the library provides 5,300 square feet of usable public space. The Hannah C. Stoker Children’s Reading Room, located on the lower level of Simmons Library, was built in 2005 through a bequest by the Kenosha Public Library Foundation.|
|Administration:||The director of the library is Douglas Baker.|
The library offers wireless access to the Internet. |
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|Current Library Automation System:||Vubis Smart||2006|
|Previous Library Automation System:||Advance||1991|
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Kenosha County Library System
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