Monticello Public Library
Current street address: 116 East Grand Street Monticello, IA 52310
Carnegie address: 205 E. Grand St. Monticello, IA 52310
Original building still standing: Yes
Still in use as a library: No
Carnegie Grant Information
Date of Grant: February 12, 19031
Amount of Grant: $10,000.00 (initial) + $500.001
Cornerstone Date: 0000-00-00 00:00:00
Opening Date: Friday, May 27, 1904, Methodist church, 2:302
Carnegie Correspondent: Reverend C. C. Warner, Pastor
Librarian, at Dedication: Miss Mary M. Marvin2
1CCNYR, reel 20. 2ILQ, July 1904, 4(3), pp.44-47.
Town & County
County: Jones County
Population in 1900: 2,104
Population in 2010: 3,796
Twelfth Census of the United States â€” 1900. p. 450.
Monticello is a town in Jones County, which was established on December 21, 1837. The county was named for George Wallace Jones (1804-1896) who served as a U.S. Senator from Iowa from 1848-1859. The county seat is at Anamosa.
(Source: Pratt, LeRoy G. “The Counties and Courthouses of Iowa.” Mason City, Ia; Klipto Printing & Office Supply Company, 1977, p. 183.)
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