Everton Library was opened in 1896, one of the city’s iconic Carnegie facilities. Designed and built by civic architect Thomas Shelmerdine, it closed in 2006 after 110 years serving the community.
schemes in 2014 and 2016 failed to reach the restoration phase. In 2019/
2020 a new attempt to raise funds to restore this landmark building for
community use is underway.
vision is to develop the library into a storytelling and enterprise
centre, incorporating a genealogy facility to support family history
research in tandem with the ‘Lost Tribe of Everton’ memories project. An
arts and crafts studio is also part of the plan.
thoughts and support will help our quest to give this district treasure a new
way forward as a multi-purpose community hub. Your memories will be
reflected back in first phase submissions for the Library’s future development.
us those personal library memories and tell us how important it would be
if it was re-launched offering all of the new menu items highlighted above. Is
there anything else you would like the building to be used for?
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