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Chapter Two: Writing Brookline's New Beginning

Communications Manager
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
412-578-2458 (office)

5/31 Construction Kickoff Ceremony Signals Library Renovation

Who: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Director Herb Elish and invited guests including Brookline community residents, State Representative Michael Diven, Pittsburgh City Councilmen Jim Motznick and Sala Udin, Brookline Area Community Council members, South Pittsburgh Development Corporation, and members of the Brookline Chamber of Commerce.

What: Library officials and guests will mark the official start for the $2.2 million Brookline Library renovation. During the Construction Kickoff ceremony, VIPs will drop their 'bestsellers' and instead use hard hats, safety goggles and sledgehammers to remove an interior wall making way for the extensive renovations. Funding for the project comes from the proceeds of a bond issue backed by the Allegheny Regional Asset District.

When: Saturday, May 31, 2003 - 10:00 a.m.

Where: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Brookline - 708 Brookline Boulevard

About Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh: "Free to the People" since 1895
Through its Main Library and 18 neighborhood locations, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh serves the dynamic and diverse information needs of people living in Western Pennsylvania. The Library is an important community anchor that provides universal access to literature, culture, art, music, history, business and technology.

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