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Vote on the name of Fort Worth's newest library

Posted May 23, 2019

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The new building will feature services and programs specifically tailored to Fort Worth families.

What’s in a name? Fort Worth Public Library is about to find out, as residents will have the opportunity to vote on the name of the city’s newest library branch.

The top five names that residents can choose from are:

  • Dionne Bagsby Family Library
  • Fort Worth Family Library
  • Imagination Family Library
  • Jennie Scott Scheuber Family Library
  • Reby Cary Family Library

Online voting for the library’s name ends at 5 p.m. Monday, June 3.

About the building

This new library branch will be the first of its kind in the city, a facility dedicated specifically to area families – services, programs, books, movies and music that meets the needs of children, teens, and their parents.

The 8,000-square-foot building will be located in east Fort Worth, along East Lancaster Avenue. Construction is expected to be completed by 2020, with funding for the building coming from the 2014 Bond Program.

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