The Cashiers’ public library of today is a far cry from the community’s public library in the 1960s. In that era, the public library was housed in this shack-like structure just east of what is now Phil “Slick” Monteith’s Wormy Chestnut store near the crossroads. (This structure’s current “Office of the Mayor” sign is a light-hearted reference to Monteith’s nickname of “Cashiers Mayor.”) (Photo by Don Richeson.)
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library rises from a vacant lot donated by the Carlton family in summer 1994. (Chronicle archives.)
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library is surrounded by beautiful, mature landscaping in a view from this past Sunday. The library is celebrating its milestone 25th anniversary this summer. (Photo by Don Richeson.)

Longtime supporters share affection for, memories of, Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library

(Editor’s note: Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library is celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer. To mark the anniversary, the following essays ...

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94 U.S. Highway 64 West, Suite 1 (Shoppes on the Green)
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