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Carnegie Library Renovation

Carnegie Library Open House on May 12th

May 8th, 2013 by Julie Sharkey

The Library will host an Open House on Sunday, May 12th from noon – 4 p.m. to showcase the renovations to Carnegie Library and its Reading Room. The event will include self-guided tours of completed improvements in the Reading Room, entrance, lobby, second floor ambulatory, and the third floor.

Construction of the Carnegie Library was funded by a $150,000 gift from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1905. The new library opened in the fall of 1907 with an initial collection of 71,000 volumes and was the main campus library until the opening of Bird Library in 1972.

For more information on this event, contact Pamela McLaughlin at 443-9788 or

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