Caldwell Carnegie City Library is a Public library. This library is affiliated with the library system that serves Caldwell, KS.
The collection of the library contains 11618 volumes. The library circulates 6234 items per year. The library serves a population of 1243 residents .
The Caldwell Research Club was organized October 4, 1899. The members collected books for a reading room above the Fossett store. Later, this collection of about 600 books was moved to the city hall. Andrew Carnegie agreed to furnish $7000 to the city of Caldwell to erect a free public library building. The Caldwell Carnegie Library was one of 59 public libraries constructed in Kansas at a cost to Carnegie of $874,996. Today the library is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Microfilmed Caldwell Newspapers
Census, Police, and Cemetery Records
Extensive Local History Collection
Gordon Wallace Community Meeting Room
The director of the library is Lisa Moreland.
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This listing was added to lib-web-cats on Oct 6, 2005 and was last modified on Nov 17, 2012. This library has been accessed 2 times through lib-web-cats.
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