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About the Tottenville Library


Tottenville branch
The Tottenville branch dates to 1904.

The oldest public library in Staten Island, Tottenville Library opened in 1904 at its current location on Ambroy Road. It houses materials on the history of Tottenville and Staten Island.

Designed by Carrere & Hastingsand and built by E.E. Paul Company, Tottenville Library boasts classical architecture with a rustic character. It is modeled under the Classical Revival style with Tuscan wood columns and a shingled roof. The Tottenville branch is a New York City Individual Landmark built with money donated by Andrew Carnegie.

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