Edgewater Public Library
Edgewater Public Library is located in Bergen County, New Jersey
Edgewater Public Library
Location49 Hudson Avenue Edgewater, New Jersey
Coordinates40°49′47″N 73°58′27″W / 40.82972°N 73.97417°W / 40.82972; -73.97417
Architectural styleColonial Revival
NRHP reference No.09001154[1]
NJRHP No.4738[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPDecember 23, 2009
Designated NJRHPJanuary 5, 2009

The Edgewater Public Library is located at 48 Hudson Avenue in Edgewater, in Bergen County, in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

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.[2]

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.[3][4] Engraved about its entrance is Edgewater Free Library. In 2009, the library was listed on the state and national registers of historic places.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places: Bergen County, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Historic Preservation Office, updated March 30, 2023. Accessed April 30, 2023.
  2. ^ "Edgewater Free Public Library". librarytechnology.org. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-26.
  3. ^ Bobinski, George S. (1969). Carnegie Libraries: Their History and Impact on American Public Library Development. Chicago: American Library Association. ISBN 0-8389-0022-4.
  4. ^ *Jones, Theodore (1997). Carnegie Libraries Across America. New York: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 0-471-14422-3.