National Register of Historic Places in Alameda County

National Register #11000876: Carnegie Library in Livermore in Livermore, California
27 December 2015
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National Register #11000876
Carnegie Library
2155 3rd Street
Built 1911

Located in the center of Carnegie Park, this Classical Revival building is an example of the library as a temple in the park.

William Weeks incorporated numerous classical elements in his design of the library with its pedimented central portico supported by Greek Ionic columns.

Source: Carnegie Libraries of California website.

The Livermore Historical Guild and the Livermore Arts Association have shared the building since 1974.

Carnegie Free Libraries in San Francisco
Chinatown, Golden Gate Valley, Mission, Noe Valley, Presidio, Richmond, Sunset

Carnegie Free Libraries in Oakland
23rd Avenue, Alden, Golden Gate, Melrose

Some Other Carnegie Free Libraries in California
Alameda, Bayliss, Biggs, Colusa, Corning, Eureka, Ferndale, Gilroy, Grass Valley, Gridley, Hanford, Healdsburg, Hollister, Lincoln. Livermore, Lompoc, Nevada City, Orland, Oroville, Oxnard, Paso Robles, Patterson, Petaluma, Riverbank, Roseville, Sacramento, San Luis Obispo Santa Cruz, Sonoma, South San Francisco, St. Helena, Turlock, Willits, Willows, Woodland, Yolo, Yreka

Some Other Carnegie Free Libraries in the West
Beaver, Utah; Coos Bay, Oregon; Medford, Oregon; Panguitch, Utah

For more information about these and other Carnegie Free Libraries, visit the website Carnegie Libraries of California.

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