Contact: Tony Bell, Communications Deputy
Office: (213) 974-5555 Cell: (213) 215-5176
January 28, 2010 For Immediate Release
ANTONOVICH TO DEDICATE NEW LA CRESCENTA LIBRARY
WHO: Michael D. Antonovich, Los Angeles County Supervisor
Member of the La Crescenta community
WHAT: Dedication ceremony for the new La Crescenta Library.
WHEN: Friday, January 29, 2010 at 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: 2809 Foothill Boulevard, La Crescenta
LA CRESCENTA – Supervisor Antonovich will preside over the official dedication ceremony of the new La Crescenta Library. At a cost of nearly $15 million allocated by Supervisor Antonovich’s office, the County library is a 15,000-square-foot, two-story state-of-the-art facility that features separate adult and children’s sections with an expanded collection of books and materials, a community meeting room, group study rooms, 20 additional public Internet computers and free WiFi access for laptop users.
The community is also invited to a “Day of Entertainment” with special programming on Saturday, January 30 from 12 Noon to 4:30 p.m. at the La Crescenta Library.
Incorporating the late 19th century arts and crafts style of architecture, features murals by painter Evan LeGrande Wilson of Crescenta Valley and windows by the Glendale-based stained glass firm R.D. Gibbs & Company.
The La Crescenta Library is part of the County of Los Angeles Public Library. For more information, please call (661) 259-8946 or visit the County Library Web site at www.colapublib.org.