Documents

 
 

Interesting Recent Articles on Libraries and Community Centers

 

“How The NY Public Library Fills Its Shelves”, New York Times, March 2, 2019.

 

Background Resources on Libraries as Community Centers

“The State of America’s Libraries 2017” American Library Association

Public Libraries are playing a major role in childhood literacy, computer training and workforce development.

“Libraries 2016” Pew Research Trust

The Public wants increased digital skills and spaces to read, work and relax in Public Libraries.

“Libraries in the Exponential Age: Moving from the Edge of Innovation to the Center of Community” The Aspen Institute, 2016

How Public Libraries will transform communities through super connectivity, being the civic square, and encouraging learning and creativity.

City Documents

8.3 ACTIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE LARKSPUR LIBRARY AND COMMUNITY CENTER TASK FORCE

Recommendation: (1) Adopt Resolution 10/19 establishing criteria for the City Manager to transfer up to $150,000 to the Larkspur Library and Community Center Foundation;

(2) Adopt Resolution 11/19 rescinding Resolution 13/15 approving design criteria for the Larkspur Library and Community Facility.

CITY OF LARKSPUR RESOLUTION 78/18

A resolution of The City of Larkspur expressing its commitment to partner with the Larkspur Library and Community Center Task Force to pursue fundraising for development of a library and community center on the Community Facility Parcel.

2050 Master Plan Update

2050 Master Plan Update PowerPoint

2013 Rose Garden Community Facilities Master Plan