Hornell Public Library

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Hornell Public Library
Hornell Library Aug 09.jpg
Hornell Public Library, August 2009
Hornell Public Library is located in New York
Hornell Public Library
Hornell Public Library is located in the US
Hornell Public Library
Location 64 Genesee St., Hornell, New York
Coordinates 42°19′41″N 77°39′28″W / 42.32806°N 77.65778°W / 42.32806; -77.65778Coordinates: 42°19′41″N 77°39′28″W / 42.32806°N 77.65778°W / 42.32806; -77.65778
Area less than one acre
Built 1908
Architect Tilton,Edward L.; Fahy & Prentiss
Architectural style Carnegie Library Style
NRHP Reference # 75001230[1]
Added to NRHP February 24, 1975

Hornell Public Library is a historic library building located at Hornell in Steuben County, New York, USA. It was designed in 1908 and dedicated in 1911, with funds provided by the philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. It is one of 3,000 such libraries constructed between 1885 and 1919. Carnegie provided $25,000 toward the construction of the Hornell library. It is a one story, five bay structure built of white pressed brick with masonry trim.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Ellen T. McDougall (July 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Hornell Public Library". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-06-14.  See also: "Accompanying photo". 

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