Library Expansion (2)

Recipient: Burns Lake Public Library Association
Amount: 55000
Date: 2006-11-22
Areas: Burns Lake and Southside
Sectors: Community Infrastructure
Strategy: Community Infrastructure
Description: Since it was first organized in 1944, the Library has moved and expanded a number of times to meet growing demands on its services. The Library serves more than 1600 patrons, including more than 100 from the Southside of Francois Lake. This contribution is for the purchase of shelving and installation of a lift to make the facility assessable to all patrons. Funding partners for this project include NKDF, the Burns Lake Public Library Association, and the Province of British Columbia Community Development Initiative.
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Well, this success story throws back a little bit. We started planning for the expansion at the Burns Lake Public Library in the early 2000's. It was an ambitious project - double the size of the library!! The board...

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