Carnegie Library (Charlotte's First Public Library)

Carnegie Library Charlotte, North Carolina
 
 
The Carnegie Library opens its doors at 310 North Tryon Street in 1903. It is the first free public library in Charlotte and the second one to open in North Carolina.
Annie Smith Ross is the first librarian. The building has five rooms and 2,526 volumes.
The North Carolina Library Association holds its first Meeting here in 1904.