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New Golden Triangle Branch Library Groundbreaking Ceremony

Join us for the groundbreaking for our new branch. The event is open to all, and the public is encouraged to attend.

Program

Barry Wallis, Emcee, Library Advisory Board, District 7

  • Welcome - Library Director Dr. Gleniece Robinson
  • Presentation of Colors - U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps
  • Remarks - Honorable Mayor Betsy Price
  • Remarks - Councilmember Dennis Shingleton, District 7
  • Remarks - Councilmember Cary Moon, District 4
  • Remarks - City Manager David Cooke
  • Invitation to “Dig In” - Honorable Mayor Betsy Price

Details about the new Library Branch:

  • $9,125,000 project is part of the 2014 bond program.
  • 15,000-square-foot facility.
  • Collection of more than 50,000 books, DVDs, and CDs.
  • Dedicated area for children’s activities and story times.
  • Public computers, laptops, and WiFi.
  • Makerspace offering science and technology classes, 3D printers, laser cutter, and audio/video equipment.
  • One-stop customer service desk, multiple self-service stations, and automated materials sorting.
  • Meeting room that seats 100 people and can be subdivided.
  • Public artwork designed by local artist Sara Lovas.

There will also be a Municipal Court Satellite Office included in the build. It will offer:

  • Video walk-in court.
  • Payment processing.
  • Document and court filings.

Last updated: June 5, 2017