Luton library

Brief description

The Carnegie library stood on the corner of George Street and Williamson Street (built on the site of a previous library). Luton museum was set up in the library in 1927, before moving to a purpose built home in 1930.

Current status: Demolished in 1962, after a new library was built close by.

  • Year grant given (if known):
  • Amount of grant: £12000
  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 1 October 1910 by Mr. Whitelaw Reid, the American Ambassador. Carnegie also attended the opening.

Old photo of library (postcard):

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