Library – Public – Carnegie

Library Visit: Carnegie Building, Chillicothe, IL

Carnegie Library Building 822 N. Second St Chillicothe, IL 61523 Carnegie grant date: Apr 19, 1915 Grant amount: $10,000  Opened: 1917 Served as the town library until 2005  Currently the home of Waxwing Books For my birthday earlier this month,… Read More ›

The Libraries of Freeport, IL

This post covers three library-related buildings in Freeport, IL 1. Freeport Carnegie Library 314 W Stephenson St Freeport, IL 61032 Grant Date: February 21, 1901 Grant amount: $30,000 Architects: Patton & Miller (they also designed the Ida Public Library in… Read More ›