Note: Site is being actively rebuilt in early 2021. Your patience is appreciated.

New England Carnegies

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

Auburn Public Library

Auburn, Maine

Designed by William R. Miller of Portland, Maine

Eclectic style, influenced by Richardson Romanesque

49 Spring Street, Auburn, Maine  04210

Library web site:

A Brief History of the Building

1903:  A $25,000 grant from Andrew Carnegie was accepted.

1903-4: The library was built.

Additional renovations:
1956, 1978, 2005

This building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

2005 photos

2006 new library photos, courtesy Rosemary Waltos