Lithgow Public Library
Architects: Neal & Hopkins (Pittsburgh)
45 Winthrop Street, Augusta, Maine 04240
Library web site: http://www.lithgow.lib.me.us/
A Brief History of the Building>
1892: Trustee Ira H. Randall writes to Carnegie seeking support for the building fund.
1892: Carnegie responds by challenging the Trustees to raise $9000 in additional subscriptions, which he offered to match.
1894: Building commences.
1896: Building opens.
Historic information and image provided by the book The Lithgow Library and Reading Room.
note: This library appears on some lists of Carnegie Libraries and not on others; it was generously funded by Andrew Carnegie but he was not the largest donor.