You well may. Funded by industrialist Andrew Carnegie, a total of 2,509 were built between 1883 and 1929. Many were built in the United States, but some were built overseas.
|South Carolina Carnegie Libraries|
The other is the former library in Binghamton, New York, built in 1903 and abandoned in October of 2000.
Recently, a local media outlet took a tour of old Bing public library which I would like to share with you.
A sign promising development ages, in front of the building, along with the building itself. Its steps are used by smokers from nearby offices, although they are roped off.
|Viburnum, Broome County Public Library, May 16|
In some ways, the old saying is true: "They don't build them the way they used to."