"A library outranks any one other thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert." Andrew Carnegie - see here for photos of the 10 Carnegie Libraries built in Toronto.
Carnegie Libraries: The Future Made Bright Discover how and why industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie chose libraries to be among his greatest benefactions to the U., and assess the impact of libraries on American society.
According to its masthead, The Home Advocate (Jefferson, Tex.) is "A Weekly Journal Devoted to Christianity, Education, Home Enterprise, and General Intelligence." Home of the Big Cypress Bayou and a Carnegie library, Jefferson, Texas contains a variety of historic establishments and tourist attractions. Browse the collection here: http://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/HOMAD/browse/.
Braddock Carnegie Library, National Historic Landmark: Built in the Braddock Carnegie Library (Braddock, Pennsylvania) is the oldest intact library building in the United States funded by Andrew Carnegie