National Register of Historic Places in Nye County
The original Tonopah Public Library is a single story stone structure with a low pitched hipped roof. The small building is rectangular and measures 38 feet long by 28 feet wide. A shed roof covers the front porch which is supported by four box columns separated by low frame walls.
The Tonopah Public Library was the third public library in Nevada.
A new library building stands behind the original library building.