This was the first purpose-built public library in West Sussex. The land was donated by the Duke of Norfolk. The building was extended in 2002.
Current status: Still open as a public library, run by West Sussex county council (2016)
- Year grant given (if known):
- Amount of grant: £2,607, 9s 3d (that was the total cost of building)
- Year opened (and by who – if known): 30 May 1906
Photo of library today (2011):
Old photo of library (postcard):
- Articles about the library’s century celebration on the BBC, and 110th birthday: council website, and the Littlehampton Gazette