Link to 12/27/2003 press release, "Lafayette Public Library Drive Launched: Unveils First-of-its-Kind Learning Consortium Taps Intellectual Riches of Greater Bay Area".
Building information. A three-level structure, built in stone and wood in a contemporary Bay Area Craftsman style, the new Library will be located in the heart of Lafayette - at the corner of Mount Diablo Boulevard and First Street.
The site is walking distance of Lafayette Elementary, Stanley Middle School, senior housing, Lafayette BART Station and many of the community's neighborhoods. And it's on the primary local transit route - making it convenient to Acalanes High School, and Burton Valley, Springhill and Happy Valley Elementary Schools.
The location is great, but the big news is about space. The new facility will exceed 30,000 square feet compared with our existing library's 6,720. That means there's room for all this and more: