Letter: Library Maintenence Critical Published: Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 5:30 a.m. CDT To the Editor: As a former employee of the Crystal Lake Public Library in the maintenance department from November 2003 until December 31, 2011, the building is a disaster. We duct taped and jerry-rigged things to make it work. The heating and air conditioning … More Letter to the Editor
At a cost of 9.1 million, we would make the most urgent repairs. The library conducted two Capital Facility Assessments; one in 2010, the other in 2015. The result of both studies indicated that many of the library’s major operating systems are at or near their nature lifespan. Below is the list of items included … More What if the Referendum Doesn’t Pass?
Letter: Supports New Library Published: Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 5:30 a.m. CDT As a mother of very young children and a lifelong Crystal Lake resident, I am strongly in favor of a new library. The current library parking lot requires patrons to enter via stairs, or walk around the library to the accessible entrance. Traveling around the library … More Letter to the Editor
Election Day is November 8. The Library Referendum question is last on the ballot. This is how it will appear at the bottom of the ballot. If you still have any questions regarding the proposed new building, please visit this post for more information.
Letter: Heartbeat of the Community Published: Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 5:30 a.m. CDT To the Editor: In 2016, there is one vote I feel positive about. I will vote “yes” for the Crystal Lake library referendum. Since 1979, I have watched the library expand and adjust as best it could within the geography available. Now, … More Letter to the Editor
Take a self-guided tour at the Library to see a model of the proposed building and challenges with the current building. Simply follow the yellow feet!
Grab your tax bill and calculate your personal investment over at focus.clpl.org.