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Roosevelt Island Library

Community Meeting
January 14, 2016

COMMUNITY MEETING AGENDA


Introduction
George Mihaltses, VP of Government and Community Affairs
Survey highlights
Christopher Platt, VP for Library Services
Highlights from Capital Planning
Risa Honig, VP of Capital Planning and Construction
Program updates
Nicole Nelson, Roosevelt Island Library Manager
Looking ahead
Norah Yahya, Senior Manager of Government and Community Affairs

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INTRODUCTION

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SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS: WE HEARD YOU


What you want in your library:
Access to books, information, and expert librarians
Programs for children and teens
Exhibitions and lectures
Access to public computers and technology
Spaces to research, write, study, and learn new skills
What you think is important to your community:
Access to technology
Larger childrens area
You requested:
Community room
Quiet spaces
Wider selections of DVDs, foreign language materials, and
electronic resources
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EXISTING ROOSEVELT ISLAND LIBRARY

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NEW LIBRARY SITE

Smith-Miller+Hawkinson Architects LLP

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NEW LIBRARY SITE

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NEW LIBRARY ENTRANCE LOCATION

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NEW LIBRARY ENTRANCE

Smith-Miller+Hawkinson Architects LLP

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NEW LIBRARY ENTRANCE

Smith-Miller+Hawkinson Architects LLP

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NEW LIBRARY FLOOR PLAN

Smith-Miller+Hawkinson Architects LLP


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NEW LIBRARY LOCATION, EXISTING CONDITION

Smith-Miller+Hawkinson Architects LLP

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NEW LIBRARY INTERIOR

Smith-Miller+Hawkinson Architects LLP

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NEW LIBRARY INTERIOR

Smith-Miller+Hawkinson Architects LLP

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NEW ROOSEVELT ISLAND LIBRARY SCHEDULE


Design phase complete: Summer 2016
Construction starts: Fall 2016
Library opening: Late 2017/early 2018

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ROOSEVELT ISLAND BRANCH:


CURRENT VERSUS FUTURE

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LOOKING AHEAD
Ceremonial groundbreaking
Budget Advocacy Fiscal Year 2017
Participatory Budgeting
NYPL budget advocacy events

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Learn more: nypl.org/capitalprojects