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Forum for Proposed New Library Building Tomorrow in Shorewood

Library Director Jennie Mills will be present to answer questions from the public.

The Shorewood-Troy Public Library will host another forum about the library's potential new facility at 11 a.m. Thursday, 650 Deerwood Drive.

Architects from Nagle Hartray will be present to provide information about the building plans.

Library Director Jennie Mills will also be present to answer questions from the public.

Light refreshments will be served.

About 50 people turned out to the library's Dec. 3 forum to weigh in on the possibility of a whole new library building.

Shorewood-Troy Library is part of the Pinnacle Library Consortioum.

M&M January 02, 2013 at 06:09 PM
I cannot be there, but my comments are, starting this new year the working persons paychecks are going to get smaller as the social security tax rate increases from 4.2 to 6.2. In the next 2 months there will be more political showdowns on to reduce the deficit. Does anybody out there believe our taxes aren't going up when the dust settles? That's the Federal, what about when the state of Illinois addresses the out of control pension problem this year and other problems. I'll ask the same question, does anybody out there think our taxes aren't going up when the dust settles? Now is not the time to ask for an increase of approximately $200.00 for the average home. I heard on the radio the cost is $20 - $21 million for the new library. Maybe they will give the exact amount at Thursday meeting. There are seniors who are on a fixed income who may not be able to afford this increase, you have people who owe more then their house is worth, thru no fault of their own. My point is the library we have now seems more then adequate in this digital age. I will vote no on the library referendum.
MM January 02, 2013 at 11:31 PM
Make sure you speak out what you just wrote at your town hall meetings as well.
M&M January 02, 2013 at 11:49 PM
MM, appreciate your agreeing with my comments, but not everyone can make an 11 am weekday meeting, that's why these posts are the next best thing for people to be heard. Don't get me wrong, we need a library, but we already have one. There's just not enough people using it to justify the cost to taxpayers. Just my opinion.
Infamous Steve January 03, 2013 at 03:37 PM
I will also be voting no on this as well.

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