Rochester Public Library

Rochester, New Hampshire

Designed by Randlett & Griffin of Concord, NH

Georgian Revival Style

65 South Main Street, Rochester NH  03867

Library web site:  http://www.rpl.lib.nh.us

A Brief History of the Building

1903:  Andrew Carnegie gave $20,000 to the town to build the library.

1905:  The new library opened on October 2.

1941:  A three-story addition was attached to the rear of the building.  It included a second floor museum, a first floor stack room, and a basement "Courier Room" for additional newspapers and periodicals.

1996:  A second addition was built.

  2005 photos
 

 

The sun also rises on Rochester

Interior craftsmanship

   Information was supplied by the Rochester Public Library.  Two bottom photos supplied by RPL's Kern Mann.