Penistone library

Brief description

The architect was Henry R Collins. The doors are marked with a small ‘AC’ monogram in stained glass, and ‘Carnegie Free Library’ is carved on the stone lintel.

Current status: Replaced by a new library in the 1960s. Now used as council offices. (2016)

  • Year grant given (if known):
  • Amount of grant: Carnegie matched the funding raised by local people.
  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 1913

Photo of library today (2007):


Penistone library, © Copyright David Ward and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence


Old photo of library (postcard):

Nothing in my collection yet


Not yet

Web links:

  • Article about the current library, contains a brief reference to the Carnegie funded library

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