New England Carnegies

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

Springfield Library

Springfield, Massachusetts

Designed by Edward Lippincott Tilton

Italian Renaissance Revival Style

220 State Street, Springfield MA  01103

Library web site:

A Brief History of the Building

1905:  Andrew Carnegie gave $260,000 to Springfield to build a central library and three branches.

1912:  The Springfield Library opened on January 10.

This library has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1974.

2005 photos