Edgewater Public Library
|Location||49 Hudson Avenue Edgewater, New Jersey|
|Architectural style||Colonial Revival|
|NRHP reference #||09001154|
|Added to NRHP||December 23, 2009|
|Designated NJRHP||January 5, 2009|
Serving a population of 7,677, the library in 2011 included a collection of 20,402 volumes. As a member of the Bergen County Cooperative Library System, a consortium of municipal libraries in the northeastern New Jersey counties of Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, and Essex, it has a circulation of 52,627 items per year.
The building is one of New Jersey's 36 Carnegie libraries, constructed with a grant of $15,000 made March 16, 1915 by the Carnegie Corporation and opened in 1916. Engraved about its entrance is Edgewater Free Library. In 2009, the library was listed on the state and national registers of historic places.
- List of Carnegie libraries in New Jersey
- Edgewater Borough Hall
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Bergen County, New Jersey
- "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Bergen County" (PDF). NJ DEP - Historic Preservation Office. January 6, 2010. p. 19. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 19, 2012. Retrieved March 16, 2010.
- "Edgewater Free Public Library". librarytechnology.org. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-26.
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- *Jones, Theodore (1997). Carnegie Libraries Across America. New York: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 0-471-14422-3.