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Park Rapids Library

July 14, 2011 by Hubbard County Historical Museum Director

In 1899 a group of ladies formed The Ladies Library and Reading Club, they read their books on the second floor of the Fire Department building.  In 1903 Andrew Carnegie gave $5000  for the construction of a Public Library.

Park Rapids Carnige Library

 

This is a postcard of the library in its early days. 

Remember to mark July 25 on you calendar that is the evening that Russ Brown will present Hubbard County in Postcards here at the museum.


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