courtesy of Launer Local History Room, Fullerton Public Library
courtesy of Special Collections Room, Glendale, California Public Library
courtesy of Security Pacific Collection, Los Angeles Public Library

Books about Andrew Carnegie and the Carnegie Libraries

Bobinski, George S. Carnegie Libraries: Their History and Impact on American Public Library Development. American Library Association, 1969.

Jones, Theodore. Carnegie Libraries Across America: A Public Legacy. John Wiley & Sons, 1997.

Van Slyck, Abigail A. Free to All: Carnegie Libraries and American Culture, 1890-1920. University of Chicago Press 1996.

Links to sites about Andrew Carnegie and the Carnegie Libraries

  • Azusa Public Library
  • Dixon Public Library
  • Glendale Public Library
  • History of Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Libraries
  • Livermore Carnegie Art Museum
  • Los Angeles Public Library - Cahuenga Branch Library
  • Los Angeles Public Library - Lincoln Heights Branch Library
  • Los Angeles Public Library - Vermont Square Branch Library
  • Oxnard Carnegie Art Museum
  • Petaluma Historical Library and Museum
  • Roseville Carnegie Museum
  • San Luis Obispo Historical Musem

Other Links

  • Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art
  • Public Buildings: American Images
  • Architecture resources


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