Louisville: $13 Million Southwest Regional Library Branch Design Revealed
From The Courier-Journal (Louisville):
The master plan to expand Louisville’s library system is taking a major step forward with construction imminent on the Southwest Regional Library.
The design of the 40,000-square-foot, $13 million branch to be built in the 9900 block of Dixie Highway was unveiled Monday. Ground is expected to be broken in May, with opening in summer 2014, said Library Director Craig Buthod.
“Our patrons talked, and we listened,” Buthod said.
The branch will be the first of three regional branches to be constructed, as called for in the revised master plan adopted by the Louisville Metro Council in 2009. Land for the other two regional sites has been purchased in the southeast and northeast parts of the county.
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Louisville Free Library Director Craig Buthod on the Future of Libraries
Note: Craig Buthod was LJ’s 2010 Librarian of the Year
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