West Liberty Public Library
Current street address: 400 N. Spencer St. West Liberty, IA 52776
Carnegie address: 400 N. Spencer St. West Liberty, IA 52776
Original building still standing: Yes
Still in use as a library: Yes
Carnegie Grant Information
Date of Grant: February 5, 19041
Amount of Grant: $7,500.001
Cornerstone Date: 0000-00-00 00:00:00
Opening Date: Thursday, January 12, 1905, M.E. church2
Carnegie Correspondent: J.E. McIntosh, Mayor
Librarian, at Dedication: Mrs. Lou Hauer2
Building Size: 43' 6" x 43' 6"
1CCNYR, reel 34. 2ILQ, Jan. 1905, 5(1), p.16.
Town & County
City: West Liberty
County: Muscatine County
Population in 1900: 1,690
Population in 2010: 3,736
Twelfth Census of the United States â€” 1900. p. 451.
West Liberty is a town in Muscatine County. The county was established on December 7, 1836, and the county seat is Muscatine. Muscatine County is possibly named from the Mascouten Tribe.
(Source: Pratt, LeRoy G. “The Counties and Courthouses of Iowa.” Mason City, Ia; Klipto Printing & Office Supply Company, 1977, p. 239.)
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