Burntisland Library Centenary (2007)

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Library centenary poster


Burntisland Library was opened by Andrew Carnegie on 18 September 1907. Please select from the following links.

The Library's programme of events to mark the centenary

The battle for Burntisland's public library (1904-1907)

Andrew Carnegie was granted the Freedom of Burntisland by the Town Council when he opened the Library. The photo (above) shows the silver casket containing his burgess ticket. It is on display in the Carnegie Museum in Dunfermline, together with his symbolic key to the town. Photo courtesy of Nancy Arvay.

Library centenary programme

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