Public Libraries: A Look at the New $185 Million San Diego Central Library That Will Be Dedicated on Saturday
The new San Diego Central Library will open for a sneak preview on September 28th and will officially open for service on September 30th. A Library Journal article a couple of weeks ago, pointed out that the new facility is opening debt free and has a $10 million matching grant to cover operating costs for the next five years.
A charter high school located inside the library is already open. Here’s our post.
The San Diego Union Tribune has just published a package of articles that provide a a look and discussion about the new library. Links below.
If you’ll be in the San Diego area here are details about the opening event next Saturday.
San Diego Union Tribune Articles
Selected Posts From infoDOCKET, Library Journal, and School Library Journal
- New San Diego Library To Open Debt Free (via LJ)
- When the Library Is Bigger Than the School (via SLJ)
Direct to San Diego Public Library Web Site
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