Designed by Henry Richards of
Queen Anne Style
Library web site: http://www.gpl.lib.me.us
A Brief History of the Building
1897: A $2,500 grant from Andrew Carnegie was accepted. This money represented only a portion of the money raised to fund this library.
1881: The library was built.
1930: The R.P. Hazzard Room was added.
1960: The J. Walter Robinson Reference Wing was added.
1977: The Burress Moore III Children’s Room was added.
1985: The Community Room was added.
1997: The R.P. Hazard Room was remodeled to become the Reading Room.
2002: The J. Walter Robinson Reference Wing was remodeled for handicapped accessibility.
This information has
been compiled and posted by Corinne H. Smith.
Questions, comments, and corrections can be addressed here.