Resources

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Santa Cruz Public Libraries: Progress Report on Measure S Projects

This link provides background and updates on improvements planned for all 10 branches of the Santa Cruz Public Library (SCPL) system, using funds from the 2016 Library Bond Measure S.

 

Downtown Library Council Subcommittee

In May 2019, the Santa Cruz City Council voted to convene a council subcommittee to investigate library project alternatives, in collaboration with Library staff and the interested community, and return with a recommendation to the full council by October 2019. This is a link to the schedule of their meetings, notes, public comment, and relevant resource documents.

 

Library Facilities Master Plan

In 2013, the Library Joint Powers Agency commissioned a detailed study of the condition of its 10 branches, with options and recommendations for needed improvements — either renovation or replacement  — and estimated costs. View

 

Final Report of the Downtown Library Advisory Committee

In 2017, the City Council appointed a 10-member committee. This is the full report presented to council in September 2018, which includes a summary of their research, community outreach, options considered, and final recommendation. View

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