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East Branch Library

East Branch Library

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840 E Chandler Ave
Evansville, IN 47713

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1912 Library is built as a Carnegie Library


Northwest corner of Chandler Ave and Bedford Ave
District: Bayard Park
Latitude: 37.965896420603
Longitude: -87.550467252731
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Style: Neoclassical / Beaux Arts
Architect: Clifford Shopbell & Co



The East Branch library, along with the West Branch one, was built with funds donated by Andrew Carnegie. Both libraries were formally dedicated and opened to the public on January 1, 1913. The East Branch library is located adjacent to Bayard Park.

A sizeable renovation completed in December 2003 restored the library's interior to its orginal splendor.

See also

EVPL East Branch Other Bayard Park district

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