West Springfield Public Library

West Springfield, Massachusetts

Designed by Edward L. Tilton

Italian Renaissance Revival Style

200 Park Street, West Springfield MA  01089-3398

Library web site:  http://www.wspl.org

A Brief History of the Building

1915:  Andrew Carnegie gave $25,000 to the town to build the library.

1916:  The library opened on October 25.

1959:  A new wing was opened on June 2.  The original Carnegie wing housed the children's collection.

1978:  Another new addition was built.  The original Carnegie wing housed the non-fiction collection.

2007:  The library was awarded a $40,000 Planning and Design Grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  2005 photos





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