Orosi Branch Library

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Orosi Branch Library
Orosi Branch Library is located in California
Orosi Branch Library
Location 12662 Ave. 416, Orosi, California
Coordinates 36°32′42″N 119°17′22″W / 36.54500°N 119.28944°W / 36.54500; -119.28944Coordinates: 36°32′42″N 119°17′22″W / 36.54500°N 119.28944°W / 36.54500; -119.28944
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1921 (1921)
Architectural style Bungalow
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 83001247[1]
Added to NRHP August 25, 1983

The Orosi Branch Library, also known as the Orosi/Cutler Branch Library, is a Carnegie library located at 12662 Ave. 416 in Orosi, California. The library was built in 1921 with a $3000 grant from the Carnegie Foundation; while the foundation had issued the grant in 1917, construction was held up for four years by World War I. The wood frame library is a California bungalow, a plain style following James Bertram's suggestions for Carnegie Library design; it is one of the few wood frame Carnegie libraries constructed. The library is still in use; it is one of two remaining Carnegie libraries in Tulare County, along with the Exeter Public Library.[2]

The Orosi Branch Library was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 25, 1983.[1]


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