List of Carnegie libraries in Vermont
The following list of Carnegie libraries in Vermont provides detailed information on United States Carnegie libraries in Vermont, where 4 public libraries were built from 4 grants (totaling $80,000) awarded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York from 1901 to 1911. In addition, one academic library was built.
Building still operating as a library
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|1||Fletcher Free Library||Burlington||Jul 25, 1901||$50,000||235 College St.
||This building opened on August 17, 1904. In the late 1970s a large grant was awarded to repair the building, which was later expanded in 1981.|
|2||Fair Haven Public Library||Fair Haven||Jan 19, 1905||$8,000||107 N. Main St.
||This building opened on March 18, 1908, and was expanded in 1997.|
|3||Morristown Centennial Library||Morristown||Mar 18, 1911||$7,000||7 Richmond St.
||This building opened in July 1913, and an expansion is currently planned.|
|4||Rockingham Free Public Library||Rockingham||Jun 1, 1903||$15,000||65 Westminster St.
||Designed by H.M. Francis and Son, this building was opened in 1909. The grant was initially refused by the town, who did not agree to the annual maintenance tax until 1908. It was expanded in 1929 and 1967.|
|1||Norwich University||Northfield||Mar 18, 1905||$25,000||Chaplin Hall
||Served as a library from its dedication in 1908 until 1991. It now houses the School of Architecture & Art and is known as Chaplin Hall.|
- 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.
- Smith, Corinne H. "New England Carnegies: honoring the public libraries that Andrew Carnegie helped to fund". Retrieved 2009-07-15.
- Resnik, Robert, compiler (July 2004). "A Short History of Vermont's Carnegie Libraries". Fletcher Free Library. Retrieved 2009-07-15.
- "Fletcher Free Library: About the Library". Fletcher Free Library. Retrieved 2009-07-15.
- Miller, pp. 38–40
- 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.