What Does A 21st Century Library Look Like? Community Meeting Set To Discuss The New Mulford-Marina Branch Library

By SLNext
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Oct 28th, 2013

Mulford - Marina Branch LibraryThe potential model for a new, state-of-the-art library is the topic of a community meeting scheduled for Tuesday October 29 at 6:00 p.m.

In conjunction with the San Leandro Shoreline development, the City of San Leandro has the opportunity to explore systems and technology for the proposed new Mulford-Marina Branch Library, which will be connected to the Lit San Leandro fiber optic network.

This branch is located at the edge of the Shoreline Development and a new library has been included in the conceptual master plan. The community meeting to discuss the possibilities for this new branch library and highlights regarding the shoreline development project will be held at the following time and location:

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Garfield Elementary School

13050 Aurora Drive, San Leandro

For more information, please contact Theresa Mallon, Library Director at (510) 577-3942 or tmallon@sanleandro.org.


For additional information on the Shoreline Development, the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is scheduled to be discussed on October 30 at 6:00 p.m. The Shoreline Advisory Group will receive an update on the environmental review process currently underway for the Shoreline Development. The initial public comment period for the EIR has been completed and as a result of this, and additional research, CalCoast Development has been required to make some modifications to the placement of the proposed housing along the east side of Monarch Bay Drive. The meeting is scheduled as follows:

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Senior Community Center

13939 East 14th Street, San Leandro

Shoreline Development

Shoreline Development

Cal Coast, which is developing the project, retained engineers, arborists and other experts to complete extensive research into the utilities in the area, as well as a nearby monarch butterfly nesting area. Cal Coast has worked with their architect on alternatives for the buildings along the east side of Monarch Bay Drive, and this meeting is intended to obtain feedback from the Shoreline Advisory Group regarding these possible options.

The Shoreline Advisory Group meeting is open to the public and public comments will be welcome at the end of the meeting.

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