Photos From 50 Years Of Bata Library At Trent U

Trent’s Bata Library, which Chatelaine included in a list of “The 15 Coolest Libraries in Canada”, turned 50 years old on September 6th.

Since the library opened its doors in 1969—just weeks after Woodstock—it has been a great many things to different people: a gathering place to exchange ideas, a quiet and comfortable study spot, and a landmark location to connect with friends. 

In 2018, Trent unveiled the Bata Library Transformation, and the building was modernized into a state-of-the-art facility equipped to support the needs of the future, while also preserving an important piece of Trent’s past. View photos from past and present below (photos via Trent’s Facebook page)…

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