November 6, 2019
“A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.” -Andrew Carnegie
Between 1901 and 1922 seventeen Montana communities built libraries with money given to them by the era’s richest man, Andrew Carnegie. In a new book available at the library “The Best Gift: Montana’s Carnegie Libraries” architectural historian Kate Hampton and photographer Tom Ferris showcase fifteen of those libraries that stand today.
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