Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Public Library, Grand Forks, North Dakota
1901 Andrew Carnegie agrees to donate funding for a new Public Library building.
1902 Library Board purchases one quarter block on the comer of 5th and Alpha for $5,000, awards contracts for construction at $23,000, and purchases equipment for $4,000.
1903 Public Library opens with 500 books for persons of good deportment.