An article in today's paper addresses plans for the expansion of the Gulf Gate Library. The county is gathering input from users:
An open house meeting is scheduled for Thursday [Feb. 23] from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Andrew United Church of Christ, 6908 Beneva Road, Sarasota. Kalajian and other members of the library staff will be there, along with representatives from the project's architects, Harvard Jolly Architecture. Library patrons are encouraged to stop by and ask questions, share opinions and learn more about the project.
Construction is planned to begin in early 2013. Whether the current building will stay open during the construction period or the library will operate out of temporary quarters is still to be determined. More...