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Groundbreaking Set For East Rancho Domiguez Library

WHAT: A ground breaking to celebrate the start of construction on the East Rancho Dominguez Library at the future site.
WHEN:  Thursday, September 15, 2011 @ 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: East Rancho Dominguez Library, 15305 South Atlantic Ave. Corner of Atlantic Avenue and Rose Street in East Rancho Dominguez.
BACKGROUND: The East Rancho Dominguez Library project is a collaborative effort between the County of Los Angeles Public Library and Los Angeles Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas of the Second District.

The new 7,215 square foot East Rancho Dominguez library will replace the existing 5,000 square-foot facility. It is part of the County’s Sustainable Design Implementation Program, which uses the LEED-New Construction rating system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council.  

The library will include plenty of space for reading, 24 public access computers, teen area, free WiFi access, self-checkout stations, homework center, a community meeting room with an audio and visual system, Family Place area, group study room, and additional parking.

The $7.6 million East Rancho Dominguez Library project was funded by Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.

The new East Rancho Dominguez library is anticipated to open in winter 2012.

CONTACT: The County of Los Angeles Public Library, PIO, (562) 940-8415