Wolverhampton library

Brief description

Built 1900-1902. Designed by HT Hare, in ‘Free Renaissance’ style.

Note: Thomas Graham, who founded the Express and Star newspaper, was from Dunfermline (like Carnegie) and the 2 became friends. Graham persuaded Carnegie to buy the newspaper in 1882.

Awarded Grade II listing in 1992

Current status: Still open as a public library, run by City of Wolverhampton council (2017)

  • Year grant given (if known):
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  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 1902

Photo of library today (2012):

geograph-2811402-by-alan-murray-rust

From Geograph  © Copyright Alan Murray-Rust and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

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Old photo of library (postcard):

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