Library History

From Historic Places to New Spaces

  1. November 11, 1918
  2. 1934
  3. May 9, 1935
  4. October 7, 1963
  5. 1977
  6. November 11, 1979
  7. 2003: A Public / Private Partnership
  8. October 30, 2006: A Downtown Destination
  9. Summer 2015: The Self-Service

The first public library in Bentonville was located in the east room of the Massey Hotel space. It closed due to insufficient funding.