Celebrated its centenary on Wednesday 14 September 2005.
From an article in the Guardian (link below):” The tiny library at Bartley Green boasts two commemorative plaques on its walls. One pays tribute to the Scottish philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, who put up the money for the building; the other remembers Jane Bunford, who at 7ft 9in was the world’s tallest woman at the time of her death in 1922.”
Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Birmingham council (2017)
- Year grant given (if known):
- Amount of grant:
- Year opened (and by who – if known): 1905
Photo of library today:
No free to use image traced yet.
Old photo of library (postcard):
Nothing in my collection yet
- Article in the Guardian (2016) which mentions plaques