National Register of Historic Places in Yolo County

National Register #90001810: Carnegie Library in the Town of Yolo 11 August 2006
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National Register #90001810
Yolo Branch Library
37750 Sacramento Street
Built 1918

Yolo's Craftsman cottage Carnegie building was designed by William H. Weeks, more widely known for his many "Greek temple" Carnegies. It is one of only four California Carnegies which were constructed of wood and which incorporated some elements of the Craftsman style. Three are extant.

Despite its small size, it is one of the few Carnegie Libraries which continue to serve in their original capacity.

Adapted from the NRHP nomination.

Some Carnegie Free Libraries in California

Some Other Carnegie Free Libraries in the West

The website Carnegie Libraries of California contains much information about these libraries.

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