Architect was EM Martindale, of Workington and Cleator Moor. Building work started in April 1905 and was completed in July 1906. The library was extended in 1966.
Awarded Grade II listing in 1973
Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Cumbria council (2018)
- Year grant given (if known):
- Amount of grant: £3,500
- Year opened (and by who – if known): Wednesday 7 November 1906, by Mr AE Lamb, chairman of the district council
Photo of library today:
Old photo of library (postcard):