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Northfield’s library expansion: a nicer grocery store or a better kitchen?

library-expansion-faq-sshot Looking at the December 2009 Library Expansion FAQ (PDF) has started me wondering:

To what extent has the plan for the expansion taken into account the need for libraries of the future to function less like grocery stores and more like kitchens?

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Council sets the price and timetable for library expansion; separate police and fire facilities

Northfield City Council The Northfield City Council tonight opted for reuse of the existing Safety Center location for new fire station; a new location for police station; and expansion of the library downtown southward to include parking.  The not-to-exceed price tag targets: $8.5M for the library; $8.5M for the police station and the fire station. Timetable: police station in 2011, fire station in 2012, library expansion in 2014.

See our live chat transcript as well as the archived KYMN video stream of the meeting.