Harvard began raising funds for a new library and by 14th of November 1914 they had raised $3175.26 this was added to the $6,000.00 that the Carnegie Foundation gave for the construction. The final cost for constructing the library was $10,000.00. This information was taken from the book Harvard, Nebraska 100 + 2 Book pages 116-119.
According to the Nebraska State Historical Society data (Dec 2010), Nebraska had 69 Carnegie Libraries of this number 11 have been torn down or destroyed and 32 are presently being used for something other than a library.
Harvard is one of 26 cities that still uses their Carnegie library for it's original purpose.