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Community votes on new name for eSkills Library & Job Center

Posted July 6, 2020

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The Fort Worth Public Library-eSkills Library & Job Center is now the Fort Worth Public Library-Meadowbrook Branch.

Earlier this year, the Library asked the public to nominate and vote on the new name for their local library, and the winner was Meadowbrook. In addition to being the community’s choice today, Meadowbrook was also the name of the branch when it opened its doors in 1964.

“Our Meadowbrook staff has invested in doing so much more at this Library location in the past few years,” said Library Director Manya Shorr, “It became apparent that it was time to change the name from a ‘job center’ to something that really reflected this community.”

The freshly-renamed Meadowbrook Library is one of the seven locations that expanded to curbside service on June 30, bringing the list to 15 locations offering curbside services. Patrons can use curbside service to pick up and return physical items. Learn more about curbside services.

Meadowbrook Library, 2800 Stark Road, serves Fort Worth’s Council District 5 in east Fort Worth. While this location is currently not offering programs, residents can follow the Fort Worth Public Library on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for all the latest virtual classes and programs.

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