Iowa City Public Library

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Lolly Eggers receiving a check. Also pictured, Irving B. Weber and Bob Libby and unknown.

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Carnegie Library with north side addition, June 1975

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Linn Street entrance to the Carnegie Library, June 1975

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Circulation Desk and card catalog after the 1963 addition

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East side of Carnegie Library expansion (and parking)

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Construction of north side addition to the Carnegie Library

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Exterior of Carnegie Library, before north side addition

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New children's room in Carnegie addition

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Post 1963 addition- new checkout desk

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Laminated article clipped from Press Citizen showing librarian Joyce Nienstadt watching the initiation of construction on the $300,000 library addition.

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Groundbreaking at the construction of the Carnegie library building in 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904.

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Early progress in the construction of the Carnegie library building in 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904.

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Early progress in the construction of the Carnegie library building in 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904.

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Groundbreaking at the construction of the Carnegie library building in 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904.

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Carnegie library building under construction in 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904.

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Construction of the Carnegie library building in 1903- 4 wheel horse-drawn buggy in foreground. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904.

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Construction progress on new building August 2002

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The Iowa City Public Library at 123 South Linn Street.

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After more than two years of construction the doors opened to the new building June 12, 2004.

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After more than two years of construction the doors opened to the new building June 12, 2004. The current ICPL location is an expansion and renovation of the 1981 building, its current space nearly double that of the original. A successful November…

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After more than two years of construction the doors opened to the new building June 12, 2004. The current ICPL location is an expansion and renovation of the 1981 building, its current space nearly double that of the original. A successful November…

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The ICPL at 123 South Linn Street began construction in October 1979 and opened its doors to the public on June 14, 1981 after hundreds of volunteers moved all of the library materials across the street. Crowded conditions in the Carnegie Library…

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An addition of 14,000 square-feet was built onto the Carnegie building and dedicated on Sunday, November 10, 1963. The need for more library space was primarily attributed to an increased population and a record-breaking amount of library…

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The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904. Funds for the construction of this building were provided by a $35,000 grant from Andrew Carnegie.

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An addition of 14,000 square-feet was built onto the Carnegie building and dedicated on Sunday, November 10, 1963. The need for more library space was primarily attributed to an increased population and a record-breaking amount of library…

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Workers building Iowa City's Carnegie Library, which began construction in the summer of 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904. Funds for the construction of this building were provided by…

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Workers undergoing excavation work on Iowa City's Carnegie Library, which began construction in the summer of 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904. Funds for the construction of this…

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The second location for the ICPL was at 212 East College Street in the Cannon & Pratt building opening in June of 1901. Today most of this site is occupied by the present public library building. While rent at this new location was an additional…

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The first ICPL was on the second floor of the C.O.D. Steam Laundry building at 211 Iowa Ave. opening its doors on Thursday January 21, 1897. The library initially employed one librarian and held a total of 1,300 books. Public outcry for more…
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