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Imagine Enriched Collections


·   "One-stop" service Û with one staff member serving  a  patron until his or her needs are fully met

·   Supportive technology

·   Training room with PCs Û for practice of reading and computer skills

·   Ample staff space, including separate telephone reference service area

·   photocopier alcove

·   Substantially enlarged periodical collection and seating space


·   Educational training programs

·   Language programs

·   Listening equipment

·   Music and recorded books

·   Videotapes of local performances, workshops, lectures, and significant city hearings

Here is where the Library is remarkable collections of historical and archival documents, many dating back to the City is early settlement, will be available to all.  Researchers will have ready access to this rich repository of local history, maps, portraits, pamphlets, and genealogical material.  Students and adults can see and touch these artifacts in a climate-controlled space assisted by the professional staff.  Rare materials will be displayed, some for the first time.


·   A flexible meeting and lecture room accommodating 200 - 350 people, with its own lobby, restrooms, exhibit space, storage and reception rooms

·   Meeting rooms available to community groups and study rooms for groups of students