The Petersburg Library Foundation was formed in 2002 with a mission to provide financial support for the purchase, construction and operation of a new library.
Site preparations began after the Groundbreaking Ceremony held on April 30th. Construction has begun on Phase I, which will house the 45,000 sq. ft. main library, and is expected to be completed in early 2014.
"Paving The Way Knowledge"
Salute the past, embrace the present, and make your mark on the future with our commemorative brick campaign!
We are pleased to continue our Brick Fundraising Campaign! This unique opportunity for the community to show their support of our new Library by purchasing a personalized, engraved brick to be placed outside the new library entrance. To download the brick order form, please click this link.
the final push to finish and fund a new library
Progress-Index - March 5, 2014
The final push for a new library in Petersburg is on.
The fund-raising campaign for the construction of the new Petersburg Public Library is now just a little under $200,000 of its goal. So far, the Petersburg Library Foundation has raised about $12.5 million for the roughly $12.7 million project, according to Bob Walker, president of the library's foundation.
The library is expected to open in April, according to Walker. Simply put, the new library could very well be a game changer in Petersburg by providing a multifunctional gathering space that will enrich the city in many ways....
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