Orosi Branch Library

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Orosi Branch Library
Orosi Branch Library is located in California
Orosi Branch Library
Orosi Branch Library is located in the US
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
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]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Clevenger, Pat (April 15, 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form: Orosi Branch Library" (PDF). Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service. Retrieved April 13, 2013. 

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