Central Library, Aberdeen
|Aberdeen Central Library|
Aberdeen Central Library
|Inaugurated||5 July 1892|
The library is housed in a category C(S) listed building. It cost £10,000 to build and was publicly funded through local campaigning that began in 1889. It was opened 5 July 1892 by Andrew Carnegie after he and his wife contributed £2000 to the construction process. It is one of a group of three civic buildings - the other two being St Mark's Church & His Majesty's Theatre - known as "Education, Salvation and Damnation."
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