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Irish Carnegie libraries

a catalogue and architectural history

by Brendan Grimes

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Published by Irish Academic Press in Dublin, Ireland, Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Carnegie libraries -- Ireland -- History.,
    • Library architecture -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Library architecture -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Public libraries -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Public libraries -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-270) and index.

      StatementBrendan Grimes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ679.2.I23 .G75 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 278 p. :
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL467625M
      ISBN 100716526182
      LC Control Number98189064

        A former librarian and a bookseller accused of stealing and receiving more than $8 million worth of rare books, plates and maps from the Carnegie Library of . They use them to access books, DVDs, music, free courses, book and film clubs and performances. According to figures from , the Central Library gets an average of visitors a day and has.

      Irish and Local Studies Library, Armagh Customer Notice Due to the rapidly evolving situation with COVID, we are temporarily closing all public libraries and Out of Hours Access from pm on Friday 20 March until further : Libraries Ni. Books. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      The philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (–) funded the building of four Carnegie Libraries in the Dublin City Public Libraries branch network, Dublin City Library and Archive, Pearse Street; Rathmines Library (terracotta by Gibbs and Canning of Tamworth, Staffordshire); Pembroke Library and Charleville Mall Library. The following list of Carnegie libraries in California provides detailed information on United States Carnegie libraries in California, where public libraries were built from grants (totaling $2,,) awarded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York from to In addition, academic libraries were built at two institutions (totaling $60,).


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