List of Carnegie libraries in Maryland
The following list of Carnegie libraries in Maryland provides detailed information on United States Carnegie libraries in Maryland, where 14 libraries were built from 1 grant (for Baltimore, totaling $500,000) awarded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York in 1906.
Building still operating as a library
Building standing, but now serving another purpose
Building no longer standing
National Register of Historic Places Building listed on the
|1||Baltimore Brooklyn||Baltimore||Nov 10, 1906||$500,000||Closed in 1965|
|2||Baltimore Clifton||Baltimore||Nov 10, 1906||—||2001 N. Wolfe St.||Built 1916|
|3||Baltimore Easterwood||Baltimore||Nov 10, 1906||—||2217 W. North Ave.|
|4||Baltimore Fells Point||Baltimore||Nov 10, 1906||—||606 S. Ann St.||Built 1922|
|5||Baltimore Forest Park||Baltimore||Nov 10, 1906||—||3023 Garrison Blvd.||Built 1909|
|6||Baltimore Govans||Baltimore||Nov 10, 1906||—||5714 Bellona Ave.||Built 1921|
|7||Baltimore Hamilton||Baltimore||Nov 10, 1906||—||3006 Hamilton Ave.||Built 1920|
|8||Baltimore Keyworth||Baltimore||Nov 10, 1906||—||2610 Keyworth Ave.||Built 1912|
|9||Baltimore Locust Point||Baltimore||Nov 10, 1906||—||Corner of Towson St. and Beason St.|
|10||Baltimore Mount Clare||Baltimore||Nov 10, 1906||—||Corner of Carroll St. and Barre St.||Built 1909|
|11||Baltimore Mt. Washington||Baltimore||Nov 10, 1906||—||Corner of Smith Ave. and Greely Rd.||Built 1921|
|12||Baltimore Patterson Park||Baltimore||Nov 10, 1906||—||158 N. Linwood Ave.|
|13||Baltimore South Central||Baltimore||Nov 10, 1906||—||4 S. Central Ave.||Built 1921|
|14||Baltimore Waverly||Baltimore||Nov 10, 1906||—||1443 Gorsuch Ave.|
- Enoch Pratt Free Library, the pre-existing library system to which Carnegie contributed
- At various times, Bobinski and Jones disagree on these numbers. In these cases, Jones' numbers have been used due to both a more recent publication date and a more detailed gazetteer of branch libraries, which are often where the discrepancies occur.
- Grants for multiple libraries (Baltimore) are listed only by their total amount, not broken down for each branch.
- Anderson, Florence (1963). Carnegie Corporation Library Program 1911–1961. New York: Carnegie Corporation. OCLC 1282382.
- Bobinski, George S. (1969). Carnegie Libraries: Their History and Impact on American Public Library Development. Chicago: American Library Association. ISBN 0-8389-0022-4.
- Jones, Theodore (1997). Carnegie Libraries Across America. New York: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 0-471-14422-3.
- Miller, Durand R. (1943). Carnegie Grants for Library Buildings, 1890-1917. New York: Carnegie Corporation of New York. OCLC 2603611.
Note: The above references, while all authoritative, are not entirely mutually consistent. Some details of this list may have been drawn from one of the references without support from the others. Reader discretion is advised.