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Bayview Branch Library Breaks Ground on New Building

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Bayview Branch Library Breaks Ground on New Building

WHAT: Mayor Edwin Lee, Supervisor Malia Cohen, City Librarian Luis Herrera and other officials break ground for the new Bayview Branch Library.

WHEN: 9:30 a.m., Friday, July 22

WHERE: 5075 Third Street, at the corner of Revere Street

WHO: Remarks by:

PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES: Children dancing; dignitaries with shovels.

WHO: The construction of the Bayview Branch Library is part of the Branch Library Improvement Program (BLIP), which is funded by a $106 million bond measure to upgrade or replace the city’s branch libraries.A separate fundraising campaign by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library will provide new furniture and equipment for the new library. The new Bayview library is being rebuilt as a world-class library with separate children, adult, & teen areas; a large program room; an interior courtyard; public art; study rooms and space to provide expanded library services to the community. Designed by THA Architecture and constructed by KCK Builders, this 9,000-square-foot building will provide a seismically safe, universally accessible and environmentally sustainable library facility.

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