Central Library, Aberdeen

Central Library, Aberdeen

The Central Library of Aberdeen in Scotland is located on Rosemount Viaduct and is the main library for the city.

It cost £10,000 to build and was publicly funded through local campaigning that began in 1889. It was opened 5th July 1892 by Andrew Carnegie after he and his wife contributed £2000 to the construction process.

The library contains large collections of local maps, over 15,000 photographs, birth and death records and a collection of local newspapers. Much of the library's stock is held on microfilm.

The library is housed in a listed building. [cite book
last = Dewe
first = Michael
title = Planning Public Library Building
pages = 141 and 148
url = http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=3rv1rL1O3XYC&printsec=frontcover#PPA148,M1


External links

* [http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/ACCI/web/site/Libraries/NS/lib_Library_Home.asp?menuid=m050620 Aberdeen City Council Libraries]
* [http://www.scotcities.com/carnegie/early.htm Andrew Carnegie Libraries]

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