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New England Carnegies

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

Vinalhaven Public Library

Vinalhaven, Maine

Designed by Clough and Wardner of Boston

Prairie Style

1 Carver Street, Vinalhaven, Maine 04863

Library web site:

A Brief History of the Building

1906: A $5,200 grant from Andrew Carnegie was accepted.

1906-1907: The library was built. According to the library web site, it is "one of the few structures on the island to be made of granite."

Early 1990s: Library operations were computerized.

Do you have contemporary photos of this library to share? Please let me know!