This category is for library history in the inclusive sense of the history of collections of books and their management. Histories of libraries individually and collectively, the history of library buildings and equipment and the development of the profession of librarianship are all relevant.
Please submit sites dealing with any aspect of library history.

Current information on historic libraries may be better submitted in Reference: Libraries: Special Collections.

Libraries for historical research should be submitted under Reference: Libraries: Subject Specific.

The 19th century steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie gave money for the building of public libraries across Britain and America.
Please submit sites dealing with Carnegie''s philanthropy and the history of Carnegie libraries, individually or collectively.

Current information on a Carnegie library should be submitted to the appropriate regional category under Reference: Libraries: Regional.