Initial Schematic for New Northside Library Shown at Public Meeting

By: News Email
By: News Email

September 13, 2013

On Thursday night a group from Albemarle County Facilities Development presented their ideas for the Northside Library at a public meeting.

The brought forward a rough schematic and pictures from libraries from across the country they thought had good aspects that could be incorporated into the new library.

Last month the same group held a public input meeting where members of the community and people who use the JMRL facility could talk about what they wanted to see in the new building.

So based off of that meeting Facilities Development where able to put together a mock up of what they think the new library could look like.

The features included computer access, extensive use of natural light, accessibility features, and even green spaces.

They plan to have a final plan by November for the new Northside, which might be a bit quick, they say, but they hope to be able to save Albemarle County tax payers some money by moving the process forward as quickly as possible, while still taking the time to receive and respond to public input on the project.


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we ask that you follow our rules for commenting. E-mail is required to comment on a story, but it will not be displayed with your comment. For complete rules, CLICK HERE. The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 223579371 - newsplex.com/a?a=223579371
Gray Television, Inc.