List of Carnegie libraries in Utah

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List of Carnegie libraries in Utah is located in Utah
Beaver
Beaver
Brigham City
Brigham City
Chapman Branch
Chapman Branch
Ephraim
Ephraim
Eureka
Eureka
Garland
Garland
Lehi
Lehi
    Manti
    Manti
Mt. Pleasant
Mt. Pleasant
 Murray
 Murray
Panguitch
Panguitch
Provo
Provo
Richfield
Richfield
Richmond
Richmond
           Smithfield
           Smithfield
         Springville
         Springville
Tooele
Tooele
Utah Carnegie library buildings still standing

The following list of Carnegie libraries in Utah provides detailed information on United States Carnegie libraries in Utah, where 23 libraries were built from 23 grants (totaling $255,470) awarded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York from 1901 to 1919. As of 2010, 17 of these buildings are still standing, and 10 still operate as libraries.

Key[edit]

      Building still operating as a library
      Building standing, but now serving another purpose
      Building no longer standing
      Building listed on the National Register of Historic Places
      Building contributes to a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places

Carnegie libraries[edit]

Library City or
town
Image Date
granted
[1]
Grant
amount
[1]
Location Notes
1 American Fork American Fork Sep 26, 1919 $10,000 54 E. Main St. Last Carnegie library granted in the United States; demolished
2 Beaver Beaver Beaver Utah Library.jpeg Dec 8, 1913 $10,000 55 W. Center St.
38°16′24″N 112°38′29″W / 38.27333°N 112.64139°W / 38.27333; -112.64139 (Beaver City Library)
Federal Revival style, built c. 1917
3 Brigham City Brigham City Carnegie Library Brigham City Utah.jpeg Jun 11, 1914 $12,500 26 E. Forest St.
41°30′39″N 112°00′51″W / 41.51083°N 112.01417°W / 41.51083; -112.01417 (Brigham City Carnegie Library)
Prairie Style, completed December 15, 1915
4 Cedar City Cedar City Apr 3, 1912 $10,000 Near 20 N. Main St. Completed in 1914, condemned c. 1947, demolished c. 1969
5 Chapman Branch Salt Lake City Chapman Branch Library SLC.jpeg Mar 31, 1916 $25,000 577 S. 900 West
40°45′24″N 111°54′58″W / 40.75667°N 111.91611°W / 40.75667; -111.91611 (Chapman Branch Library)
Classical Revival style, dedicated May 1918
6 Ephraim Ephraim Ephraim Utah Carnegie Library.jpeg Jan 14, 1914 $10,000 30 S. Main St.
39°22′05″N 111°35′12″W / 39.36806°N 111.58667°W / 39.36806; -111.58667 (Ephraim Carnegie Library)
Beaux-Arts style, dedicated March 27, 1915
7 Eureka Eureka Memorial Building Eureka Utah.jpeg Dec 24, 1907 $11,000 263 W. Main St.
39°57′15″N 112°07′13″W / 39.95417°N 112.12028°W / 39.95417; -112.12028 (Eureka Carnegie Library)
Dedicated October 13, 1909, extensively altered in 1947; now the Eureka Memorial Building
8 Garland Garland Carnegie Library Garland Utah.jpeg Jan 17, 1912 $8,000 86 W. Factory St.
41°44′29″N 112°09′46″W / 41.74139°N 112.16278°W / 41.74139; -112.16278 (Garland Carnegie Library)
Classical Revival style, dedicated December 12, 1914
9 Lehi Lehi Lehi Utah Carnegie library.jpeg Nov 7, 1917 $10,000 51 N. Center St.
40°23′19″N 111°50′56″W / 40.38861°N 111.84889°W / 40.38861; -111.84889 (Lehi City Hall)
North wing of the old Lehi City Hall, Mission Style, dedicated December 30, 1921. Now a museum
10 Manti Manti Manti Utah Carnegie Library.jpeg Mar 21, 1910 $11,470 2 S. Main St.
39°15′55″N 111°37′59″W / 39.26528°N 111.63306°W / 39.26528; -111.63306 (Manti Carnegie Library)
Classical Revival style, dedicated January 2, 1912
11 Mount Pleasant Mount Pleasant Mt Pleasant Utah Carnegie Library.jpeg May 15, 1916 $10,000 24 E. Main St.
39°32′48″N 111°27′14″W / 39.54667°N 111.45389°W / 39.54667; -111.45389 (Mount Pleasant Carnegie Library)
Prairie Style, dedicated February 15, 1917
12 Murray Murray Murray City Library.JPG Jan 6, 1911 $10,000 184 E. Vine St.
40°39′49″N 111°53′12″W / 40.66361°N 111.88667°W / 40.66361; -111.88667 (Murray Carnegie Library)
Extensively altered; now part of a private school
13 Ogden Ogden Mar 9, 1901 $25,000 26th St. and Washington Blvd. Opened in 1903, demolished February 10, 1969
14 Panguitch Panguitch Carnegie Library Panguitch Utah.jpeg Dec 3, 1915 $6,000 75 E. Center St.
37°49′23″N 112°26′01″W / 37.82306°N 112.43361°W / 37.82306; -112.43361 (Panguitch Carnegie Library)
Built c. 1918
15 Parowan Parowan Jan 31, 1913 $6,000 Demolished
16 Price Price Jan 2, 1913 $10,000 159 E. Main St. Finished January 17, 1915. Demolished and replaced by a new library building in 1957
17 Provo Provo Apr 8, 1907 $17,500 15 N. 100 East
40°14′02″N 111°39′25.5″W / 40.23389°N 111.657083°W / 40.23389; -111.657083 (Provo Carnegie Library)
Original building completely enclosed by a 1939 WPA-sponsored addition
18 Richfield Richfield Carnegie Library Richfield Utah.jpeg Jan 6, 1911 $10,000 83 E. Center St.
38°46′06″N 112°04′57″W / 38.76833°N 112.08250°W / 38.76833; -112.08250 (Richfield Carnegie Library)
American Craftsman style, dedicated May 14, 1913
19 Richmond Richmond Richmond Utah Carnegie Library.jpeg Sep 27, 1912 $8,000 38 W. Main St.
41°55′23″N 111°48′32″W / 41.92306°N 111.80889°W / 41.92306; -111.80889 (Richmond Carnegie Library)
Classical Revival style, opened October 20, 1914
20 Smithfield Smithfield Smithfield Utah Carnegie Library.jpeg Jan 7, 1918 $12,000 25 N. Main St.
41°50′14″N 111°49′13″W / 41.83722°N 111.82028°W / 41.83722; -111.82028 (Smithfield Public Library)
Prairie Style, completed in 1921
21 Springville Springville Springville Utah Carnegie Library.jpeg Nov 9, 1916 $10,000 175 S. Main St.
40°09′51″N 111°36′36″W / 40.16417°N 111.61000°W / 40.16417; -111.61000 (Springville Carnegie Library)
Prairie Style, opened January 1922. Now a museum
22 St. George St. George Jan 31, 1913 $8,000 Completed in 1916, demolished in 1981
23 Tooele Tooele Tooele Utah Carnegie Library.jpeg Jan 5, 1909 $5,000 47 E. Vine St.
40°31′52″N 112°17′48″W / 40.53111°N 112.29667°W / 40.53111; -112.29667 (Tooele Carnegie Library)
Classical Revival style, opened May 10, 1911. Now a museum

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b At various times, Bobinski and Jones disagree on these numbers. In these cases, Jones's 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.

References[edit]

  • 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.

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