Roseville Carnegie Library

Roseville Carnegie Library (HMQVR)

Location: Roseville, CA 95678 Placer County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 45.225', W 121° 17.125'

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Concerned by the lack of adequate library facilities in 1910, the Women's Improvement Club convinced the City Board of Trustees to contribute $2,000 and to apply to Andrew Carnegie for a $10,000 grant which they received on April 25, 1911. The land for the building was donated by local businessman A.B. McRae. The library was dedicated on October 12, 1912 and served the citizens of Roseville as a library and meeting place until November 7, 1982.

The Roseville Historical Society and the City of Roseville has restored and preserved this building for the continued use by its citizens of Roseville.
Series This marker is part of the Carnegie Libraries series
Marker Number1
Year Placed1988
Placed ByRoseville Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 5:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 648986 N 4290846
Decimal Degrees38.75375000, -121.28541667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 45.225', W 121° 17.125'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 45' 13.50" N, 121° 17' 7.50" W
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Area Code(s)916, 530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 557 Lincoln St, Roseville CA 95678, US
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