New and Renovated library openings around the state
Logan Heights Branch Library Ground Breaking
The San Diego Public Library held a ground breaking ceremony for the new Logan Heights Branch Library on Thursday, November 08. The new library, a recipient of a Bond Act of 2000 grant, will be located on an elementary school ground and adjacent to a middle school, and will be a two story 25,000 square foot library that will replace a 3,697 square foot library that was built in 1927. It will be a major cultural center for the predominantly Hispanic Community with a 300 seat "Centro Cultural" community room.
For complete details about the Logan Heights Branch Library construction project, please visit their page on the California State Library website.
of Los Angeles Public Library Ground Breaking
The County of Los Angeles Public Library held a ground breaking event for the new Acton/Agua Dulce Public Library on Monday, October 29. The new library, a recipient of a Bond Act of 2000 grant, will be 10,874 square feet and is partnering with the Acton/Agua Dulce School District.
For complete details about the Acton/Agua Dulce Public Library construction project, please visit their page on the California State Library website.
Lincoln Public Library
Lincoln Public Library opened on Saturday, October 20. Situated on a 65 acre site in the 12 Bridges Development, the library is the first completed building of a partnering effort between Sierra College and the Western Placer Unified School District--other buildings will include a high school and a satellite college campus.
The new library, which is 37,872 square feet and approximately 17 times larger than the 2300 square foot Carnegie Library, is a state of the art library that includes expanded collections for seniors, children, teens, parents, and members of the Spanish Community; study carrels; Homework Center; Computer Lab; Business and Career Information Centers and a teen area with specialized exhibits, collections, computers, and specialized listening and viewing equipment to support teen needs.
For complete details about the Lincoln Public Library construction project, please visit their page on the California State Library website.