He remembers the day he enrolled as a member — February 28, 1958.
“Anandji Dossa was the first (member). I owe a great deal to the library and I’m sad to see the deterioration. My entire evenings in my younger days were spent in the library. I used to close it myself at 8 pm before heading to my Thane residence. On Saturdays, I spent the whole day there,” said Vaidya.