Founded in 1905 and opened in 1913, it’s one of the nine libraries built in the 502 with funding from steel tycoon and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Here are the details of the project:
- The project should be complete by fall 2023.
- Renovations will improve accessibility in the library + will include the addition of an elevator.
- A modern, 4,500-sqft addition will be constructed behind the library at 3305 Northwestern Pkwy.
- Key designers on the project include JRA Architects, MKSK of Ohio + the Louisville Free Public Library staff
- The project will be funded via a mix of federal American Rescue Plan money, a state construction grant + $1.5 million still to be raised by The Library Foundation.