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Wonderful old building

Vegas has so many historic buildings. The Carnegie Library in my town was torn down in the late... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Dan D
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Grand Forks, ND, United States
The prettiest building in Las Vegas

In a town full of beautiful houses and other structures, the Carnegie Library stands out as the... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
NancyLaird
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

The library sits in the center of a nice park with many trees. The classical architecture is identical to Carnegie libraries throughout the west, where Andrew Carnegie devoted himself to spreading learning by building free ledning libraries. The interior has been preserved in the original...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Vegas has so many historic buildings. The Carnegie Library in my town was torn down in the late 1970s to put up a parking ramp and the new library has all the warmth of a piece of aluminum foil. It is so cool to see...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 16 October 2017

In a town full of beautiful houses and other structures, the Carnegie Library stands out as the most-beautiful. Based upon the architecture of Jefferson's Monticello, it stands out. The library and its grounds occupy one full block and the grounds are lovely with trees and...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

We almost bought the Roswell Carnegie as a home/gallery. We did a lot of research so we wanted to see the Las Vegas Carnegie. Not sure why the parking lot is BEHIND the entrance, but it was a nice stroll...stairs to enter so there must...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This Carnegie Library sits in the middle of a small park with a beautiful setting. The Libary appears to be very well maintained, and was busy with patrons when we visited. What a tremendous endowment Andrew Carnegie gave us all across America.

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

This was my first library as a child and what a special place it is check out the architecture and park like grounds it's one of a kind and very desirable on beautiful days to visit -

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

One of the best things the Carnegie legacy left us as a nation — perhaps the very best thing — is the string of local pearls known as the Carnegie Libraries. This charming period structure houses both musty, old, and rare books as well as...More

Thank Randy B
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Not often you see a wonderfully maintained and well used and loved Carnegie building. So small town America like it use to be.

Thank chaco
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Helpful and friendly staff. They've assisted me with inter-library loans a couple times. Quiet atmosphere.

Thank Teri B
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This library and many others like it were built ca. 1911 by Andrew Carnegie to improve literacy nationwide. I stopped in to print a few documents for a business meeting. There are Macs and PCs available for free, plus wi-fi, and a printer with a...More

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