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PRESENT USES OF OTHER CARNEGIE LIBRARIES
Updated November, 2002


ANDERSON MEMORIAL (EMPORIA) - Owned by Emporia State University, currently vacant. Under consideration for purchase and renovation by the Carnegie Foundation.
 
ANTHONY - Privately owned, home to a dance studio
 
ARKANSAS CITY - Privately owned
 
BURLINGTON - Privately owned, home to a dance studio
 
CHANUTE - Owned by the City of Chanute, with a small addition for accessibility now houses municipal and district court rooms and offices.
 
COFFEYVILLE - Owned by the City of Coffeyville; not currently in use
 
CONCORDIA - Now the home of the Cloud County Historical Society
 
COUNCIL GROVE - Now houses the Police Department and Municipal Court
 
DODGE CITY - Now the Carnegie Center for the Arts
 
EL DORADO - Privately owned, recently renovated. Now the home of an architectural firm
 
EMPORIA - Now Lyon County Historical Museum
 
GARDEN CITY - Now home to a church
 
GOODLAND - Now the Goodland Arts Council's Carnegie Arts Center
 
HUTCHINSON - Now the Labor Temple
 
LAWRENCE - Owned by the City of Lawrence; not currently in use
 
LEAVENWORTH - Now the Carnegie Arts Center
 
LYONS - Now the Coronado-Quivira Museum
 
MANHATTAN - Now houses Riley County Government offices
 
MCPHERSON COLLEGE - Beeghly Library now houses our College Advancement, Alumni, and Communication offices at McPherson College.
 
NEWTON - Now the Harvey County Historical Society and Museum
 
OSBORNE - Now the Carnegie Research Library, specializing in genealogical & historical research in Osborne county.
 
OTTAWA - Now The Carnegie Cultural Center and occupied by Ottawa Community Arts Council and the Suzuki education program.
 
PARSONS - Now the Carnegie Arts Center
 
WASHBURN UNIVERSITY (TOPEKA) - As Carnegie Hall, home to the University's Department of Education
 
WICHITA - Owned by the City of Wichita; not currently in use
 
WINFIELD - Privately owned, houses a dental clinic and a dance studio