Carnegie Library

Church Street and Valley Road
NJ 07042

Carnegie Library

Historical FeaturePlace of Worship


No votes yet

Before the establishment of a library building, families in Montclair paid a small monthly fee to "rent" books at the general store. As years passed, more books were added to the collection and the library was moved between stores and private homes until the first branch library was established in 1899 in John Manhine's real estate office on the north side of Bellevue Avenue. In 1902 The Carnegie Corporation gave $40,000 to Montclair to fund the construction of a library. Construction began on the corner of Church Street and Valley Road on the former site of the Munn Tavern. Today, this building is now part of the Unitarian Church.
This building is listed by the National Register of Historic Places since July 1, 1988 as well as the New Jersey Register of Historic Places since September 29,1986.


Javascript is required to view this map.



Compare related sites, explore the related maps, find out about volunteering, how to get here and more. Soon, you will find ways to share this map here, too.

Getting Here

Every site using the same primary Icon on Open Green Map is automatically linked here. You can compare different approaches and solutions on this map and others around the world.
Related Sites Worldwide
Choose a connections category from the list on the left.


Carnegie Library

added by Montclair NJ



No impacts have been left for this site yet - be the first!

Donate to GreenMaps