List of Carnegie libraries in Alabama
The following list of Carnegie libraries in Alabama provides detailed information on United States Carnegie libraries in Alabama, where 14 public libraries were built from 14 grants (totaling $195,800) awarded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York from 1901 to 1916. In addition, academic libraries were built at 5 institutions (totaling $94,040).
Building still operating as a library
Building standing, but now serving another purpose
Building no longer standing
historic district on the National Register of Historic Places Building contributes to a
|1||Anniston||Anniston||May 15, 1916||$20,000||Wilmer Ave. & E 10th St.
|2||Avondale||Avondale||Dec 13, 1907||$10,000||Open 1908–1961|
|3||Bessemer||Bessemer||Feb 13, 1906||$10,000||321 18th St. N
|4||Decatur||Decatur||Feb 12, 1903||$12,000||207 Church St. NE
|5||Ensley||Ensley||Mar 25, 1905||$10,000||Corner of Avenue H and 18th St.||Open 1906–1955|
|6||Eufaula||Eufaula||Feb 2, 1903||$10,000||217 N Eufaula Ave.
|7||Gadsden||Gadsden||Nov 18, 1903||$10,000||701 Forrest Ave.
|8||Huntsville||Huntsville||May 8, 1914||$12,500||Open 1916–1966|
|9||Montgomery||Montgomery||Feb 13, 1901||$50,000||100 S Lawrence St.
|10||Selma||Selma||Apr 13, 1903||$11,800||912 Selma Avenue
|11||Talladega||Talladega||Feb 13, 1906||$12,500||200 South St. E
|12||Troy||Troy||Apr 6, 1908||$10,000||306 E Academy St.
|13||Union Springs||Union Springs||Jan 6, 1911||$7,000||103 Prairie St. N
|14||West End||West End||Feb 1, 1909||$10,000||Tuscaloosa Ave. SW & 13th St. SW
|1||Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University||Normal||Mar 10, 1904||$16,540||Buchanan Way
|2||Alabama Polytechnic Institute||Auburn||Mar 27, 1905||$30,000||W. Thatch Avenue
||Now Martin Hall, houses offices|
|3||Judson College||Marion||Mar 12, 1906||$12,500||Now Bean Hall, houses Alabama Women's Hall of Fame|
|4||Talladega College||Talladega||Jan 16, 1904||$15,000||Burned in 1963|
|5||Tuskegee University||Tuskegee||Dec 20, 1900||$20,000||Open 1901–1932, now houses offices|
- 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 (usually Jones) without support from the others.