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

Waterville Public Library

Waterville, Maine

Designed by William R. Miller of Lewiston, Maine

Eclectic Style, based on Richardson Romanesque

73 Elm Street, Waterville, Maine 04901

Library web site:

A Brief History of the Building

1902: A $20,000 grant from Andrew Carnegie was accepted.

1904-05: The library was built.

Additional renovations:
1959-1960, 1975-76.

2010-2011: A major renovation and addition project is transforming the building into a community resource that includes the Waterville Public Library Business & Career Center.

2009 photos