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The Tiburon Town Council gave final approval to the Library expansion project at its August 1st meeting at Tiburon Town Hall.
Library Agency members and staff wish to thank the many people who contributed to the planning and consideration of the project with their time, energy, and enthusiasm.
The Belvedere-Tiburon Library Foundation is in the planning phase of the capital campaign to provide the funding necessary for the expansion.
Goal of the Expansion
The goal of the expansion is to create new spaces that will allow the Library to better fulfill its mission as a learning, technology, and cultural center. Keep an eye on this page for the latest news, documents, meeting schedules, and volunteer information.
Why So Big?
A summary of the reasons for and numbers behind the proposed size of the expansion.
An honest look at the projected construction and operating costs of the expansion.
Case Statement for Library Expansion
A look at the goal, the situation, the needs, the building program, and the process of the expansion project.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the Expansion (June 2012)
Have a question about the expansion? It is probably answered here.
Space Needs Assessment and Building Program (2007)
A revised version of the Space Needs Assessment, and 2011 Program Update Summary (Sept. 2011).
Library Expansion Comments Form
Please share your comments, questions, and ideas on the Belvedere-Tiburon Library Expansion Project.
From the Library Building Program: Executive Summary
A three-page overview of the space needs of the Library to meet both current and future service needs.
Final Environmental Impact Report (August 2011)
The Town of Tiburon's final EIR for the Library expansion project.
Belvedere-Tiburon Library Strategic Plan through 2013
An overview of the issues, goals, and action items for the library building and its collection, services, and programs in the coming years. (May 2010)
The Libraries of Tiburon and Belvedere: A Historical Tour
An annotated map of the public libraries of Belvedere and Tiburon since the 1890s.
August 1 - Approved revised project
View from Boardwalk
View from across Tiburon Blvd.
View of the plaza from Tiburon Town Hall
View from back across Zelinsky Park
Draft first floor layout
Draft second floor layout