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TRANSFORMATION INCLUDES

Expanded Community
Meeting Rooms

Reading Room

Public Makerspace
and Teen Lounge

Enlarged Children's Area

Increased Large Print
and Youth Book Stacks

Collaborating Space

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Panoramic rendering of new Reading Room

 

CONSTRUCTION TIMELINE

MAY 2017:  Expansion plans and construction bids

JUNE 2017: Construction bid awarded, Planning and scheduling project

JULY 2017: Construction schedule and impact statement will be posted

  A TRANSFORMATION

Watch our 7-minutevideo. Your Library is an open door to information, education and inspiration for thousands of Bonner County residents and visitors. But space constraints and changing trends are limiting access to materials, services and programs that our community members need. Your Library Transformation will bring the Sandpoint Branch Library building up to speed with the transformation that has been steadily growing for more than a decade.

  A TRANSFORMED
  LIBRARY WILL

Increase early literacy opportunities
Triple community meeting space
Expand parking access and green spaces
Boost the large-print and youth adult collections
Dignify teens with personalized space and resources
Enhance technology access
Provide dedicated, quiet study zones
Create positive, engaging and relevant experiences

PERSPECTIVES
& PHOTO GALLERY

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PERSPECTIVES AND PHOTO

  PROJECT PARTNERS

The $2.7 million project is funded by proceeds from the sale of the former library building, grants, and private contributions including a $100,000 from the estate of library patron, Mary Zindler. 

ARCHITECT

Architects West
(Coeur 'd Alene)

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GENERAL CONTRACTOR

Northcon Inc. Construction
(Hayden)

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  SUPPORT

Your support will ensure that residents have access to the materials, services and programs they need. Support Your Library Transformation today, and we will memorialize your gift with a lasting demonstration of your commitment to your community.

  DONORS

 

DIAMOND DONORS

Inland Northwest Community Foundation

  

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Mary Zindler

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SAPPHIRE DONOR

Idaho Community Foundation
Idaho Community Foundation

RUBY DONORS

Richard and Donna Hutter

Sandpoint Friends of the Library

Union Pacific Railroad Foundation

 
 
 

 

TOPAZ, GARNET, AND QUARTZ DONORS

 

  PRESS

View articles and media related to the expansion.

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EAST BONNER COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT
SANDPOINT BRANCH

1407 Cedar Street
Sandpoint, Idaho 83864
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