May 28, 2022

Kansas: “Plan for Wichita’s New Central Library Gets Scaled Back”

From The Wichita Eagle: Wichita’s library board has a new, leaner plan for the proposed central library on the southwest corner of Second and McLean: Start smaller, serve targeted needs and grow the facility as needed. Today, that board will ask the Wichita City Council to pursue a scaled-down new library building to replace the […]

Public Libraries: Site for New Wichita Library May be Sitting Atop Oil Deposit

From The Wichita Eagle: The city of Wichita went looking for a new library site and may have struck oil. City officials confirmed Monday that they’re weighing the possibility of drilling on the proposed new library site at Second and McLean, after some of the city’s oil industry experts have indicated there may be “significant” […]