Reinbeck Public Library
Current street address: 501 Clark St. Reinbeck, IA 50669
Carnegie address: 501 Clark St. Reinbeck, IA 50669
Original building still standing: Yes
Still in use as a library: Yes
Carnegie Grant Information
Date of Grant: March 31, 19161
Amount of Grant: $6,000.001
Cornerstone Date: 0000-00-00 00:00:00
Opening Date: Wednesday, November 7, 1917, library2
Librarian, at Dedication: Miss Phyllis Campbell2
Building Size: 52' 4 3/4" x 27' 3"
Building Description: "The building is of brick and stucco with a tile roof..."2
1CCNYR, reel 26. 2ILQ, Oct. 1917, 8(4), pp. 63-64.
Town & County
County: Grundy County
Population in 1900: 1,203
Population in 2010: 1,664
Twelfth Census of the United States â€” 1900. p. 450.
Thirteenth Census of the United States â€” 1910. 1,205 population.
Reinbeck is a town in Grundy County, which was established on January 15, 1851. Grundy County is named for Senator Felix H. Grundy (1777-1840) who served as a politician in Kentucky and Tennessee. The county seat is at Grundy Center. Grundy County received two Carnegie grants for the towns of Reinbeck and Grundy Center.
(Source: Pratt, LeRoy G. “The Counties and Courthouses of Iowa.” Mason City, Ia; Klipto Printing & Office Supply Company, 1977, p. 134.)
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