Kenton County Public Library History

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This is a history of the Kenton County Public Library with photographs

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Kenton County Public Library History

  1. 1. Kenton County Public Library Preserving Yesterday Enriching Today Inspiring Tomorrow
  2. 2. <ul><li>1900 Andrew Carnegie donates $40,000 to Covington for the establishment of a public library in the city. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Early Years <ul><li>1901 Covington Library opens in temporary quarters at 7 th and Madison </li></ul><ul><li>Property acquired on Scott Street at Robbins </li></ul><ul><li>Architectural Firm of Boll & Taylor selected to design the first building </li></ul>
  4. 4. Covington Public Library – Opened on March 16, 1904
  5. 6. Our First Catalog 1901
  6. 13. Erlanger Library

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