List of Carnegie libraries in Maryland

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The following list of Carnegie libraries in Maryland provides detailed information on United States Carnegie libraries in Maryland, where 14 libraries were built from 1 grant (for Baltimore, totaling $500,000) awarded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York in 1906.


  Building still operating as a library
  Building standing, but now serving another purpose
  Building no longer standing
  Building listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Carnegie libraries[edit]

Library City or
Image Date
Location Notes
1 Baltimore Brooklyn Baltimore Nov 10, 1906 $500,000 Closed in 1965
2 Baltimore Clifton Baltimore Nov 10, 1906 2001 N. Wolfe St. Built 1916
3 Baltimore Easterwood Baltimore Nov 10, 1906 2217 W. North Ave.
4 Baltimore Fells Point Baltimore Nov 10, 1906 606 S. Ann St. Built 1922
5 Baltimore Forest Park Baltimore Nov 10, 1906 3023 Garrison Blvd. Built 1909
6 Baltimore Govans Baltimore Nov 10, 1906 5714 Bellona Ave. Built 1921
7 Baltimore Hamilton Baltimore Nov 10, 1906 3006 Hamilton Ave. Built 1920
8 Baltimore Keyworth Baltimore Nov 10, 1906 2610 Keyworth Ave. Built 1912
9 Baltimore Locust Point Baltimore Nov 10, 1906 Corner of Towson St. and Beason St.
10 Baltimore Mount Clare Baltimore Nov 10, 1906 Corner of Carroll St. and Barre St. Built 1909
11 Baltimore Mt. Washington Baltimore Nov 10, 1906 Corner of Smith Ave. and Greely Rd. Built 1921
12 Baltimore Patterson Park Baltimore Nov 10, 1906 158 N. Linwood Ave.
13 Baltimore South Central Baltimore Nov 10, 1906 4 S. Central Ave. Built 1921
14 Baltimore Waverly Baltimore Nov 10, 1906 1443 Gorsuch Ave.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b 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.
  2. ^ Grants for multiple libraries (Baltimore) are listed only by their total amount, not broken down for each branch.


  • 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.