New England Carnegies

A site that honors the libraries that Andrew Carnegie helped to fund

Marlborough Public Library

Marlborough, Massachusetts

Architects:  Peabody & Stearns of Boston

Carnegie Classical Revival Style

35 West Main Street, Marlborough MA  01752-5510

Library web site:

A Brief History of the Building

1902:  Andrew Carnegie gave $30,000 to the town to build the library.

1903-1904:  The library was constructed.

1904:  A dedication ceremony was held on October 20th.

1967:  The building was closed after its interior was damaged by fire.

1968-1970:  The structure was renovated, and an addition was built onto the side of the library. 

Information was supplied by Wayne Noah, Marlborough Public Library reference librarian.

2005 photo