Albion Public Library will be celebrating its 100th anniversary with an open house this Sunday, Oct. 19, from 2 to 4 p.m.
The open house will include refreshments, entertainment and door prize drawings.
The original library was opened in Albion at a downtown location in 1900. In 1908, and it was moved to its current location at 437 South Third Street. This building was funded by Andrew Carnegie, a famed American industrialist who funded nearly 1,700 similar libraries across the U.S. Land for the library was donated by Augustus G. Mansfield, a prominent local resident at the time.
In conjunction with the open house, the library will observe Amnesty Week, Oct. 15-22. Any overdue book, CD, DVD or video can be returned during this week with no late fees.