New England Carnegies

A site that honors the libraries that Andrew Carnegie helped to fund

Saugus Public Library

Saugus, Massachusetts
(no longer standing)

Designed by Charles Vernon Burgess

Classical Revival Style

295 Central Street, Saugus MA  01906-2191

Current library web site: https://www.sauguspubliclibrary.org/

A Brief History of the Building

1916:  Andrew Carnegie gave $17,000 to the town to build the library.

1990s:  The original building was razed in order to construct a new library, similar in architectural style.

1998:  The new library was completed.

Information and graphics were supplied by the Saugus Public Library.

Additional depictions

The old library
The new library