Destroyed Libraries (page 2)

 

7907
unlimitedpriorities.com

The Louisville Free Public Library in Louisville, Kentucky, after a flash flood struck on August 4, 2009, doing some $5 million in damage.

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latimesblogs.latimes.comĀ 

The Los Angeles Central Library in California, after it burned in April 1986. Ruled arson, the fire destroyed about 20% of the collection.

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7909
huntsvillelibraryfoundation.org

The Triana Public Library in Madison, Alabama was completely destroyed by fire on September 20, 2009.

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7910
unesco-ci.org

A library in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, following the 2004 East Asian tsunami.

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7911
nydailynews.com

The Coney Island branch of the Brooklyn Public Library in New York. It, along with four other Brooklyn Library branches, was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy in November 2012. It lost over 35,000 books and will need new electrical systems, doors, chairs, shelves, and computers.