The Library is located in the space previously occupied by J. C. Penney in the Beloit Mall. The 55,000-square-foot facility on two levels is an expertly engineered and beautifully designed re-use of space. Look for what is now called the Eclipse Center to become a vital civic center.
Commemorating today's dedication
At this point in my self-guided tour, I was (almost) ready to come out of retirement. The Beloit Public Library is looking for a new Director, by the way. From what I heard, candidates with well-developed skills in working with community organizations are encouraged to apply.