Tag: Camden Free Public Library

Postcard of the Carnegie Library, Broadway & Line St.

Carnegie Library (AKA the Camden Free Public Library)

The Library Committee of City Council, on February 24th, adopted a resolution presented by Councilman Charles H. Ellis, formally accepting Andrew Carnegie’s offer of $100,000 for a public library in Camden. On April 28, 1903 the Free Library Trustees recommended the purchase of the Dialogue property, at Broadway and Line Street, 80 x 1600 feet, for the new Carnegie Library. The sum asked was $15,0900 and on November 4, 1903 the property was obtained for that sum.

Hours at Libraries Change for Summer

New closing hours were announced yesterday by William H. Ketler, city librarian, for Camden’s public library at Broadway and Line Street and its branches. The new hours’ will be in effect during July and August.