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St. John Library Project

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Site of the New St John Library/City Hall
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In November of 2005 the residents of the town of St John passed a $500,000 construction bond issue for a new Library / City Hall building with an 80% majority. The planning and bid phase of the project took place between February 2006 and August 2007. In September 2007 a bid was accepted and contract signed with Western States Construction. Actual construction will begin by October 15. The project will be completed by April 2008. Weekly construction pictures will be posted on this website. 

 

 
Completed St. John Library

September 2008 
The new completed library!

 

Eighty-three children and adults enjoyed ice cream and cookies, special awards and the all important prize bags at the last Summer Reading program.  A record 97 children signed up for Summer Reading in St John this year.  Eighty-nine kids "Caught the reading bug" and completed their pledge to read ten hour or ten books before July 23. Everyone enjoyed the wonderful new library. Children who were unable to attend the final program should pick up their prizes at the library by August 20.

 

 

Book chain moving books to the new library building

June 20, 2008 
Volunteers form a chain to move books to the new library building.  Come see us in our new location!

Eighty-three children and adults enjoyed ice cream and cookies, special awards and the all important prize bags at the last Summer Reading program.  A record 97 children signed up for Summer Reading in St John this year.  Eighty-nine kids "Caught the reading bug" and completed their pledge to read ten hour or ten books before July 23. Everyone enjoyed the wonderful new library. Children who were unable to attend the final program should pick up their prizes at the library by August 20.

 

 

Children at St John's Summer Reading program

July 23, 2008 
Even a new, big library gets crowded with 85 in the children's area.

Moving Day

"Thank You!" to all who make this day possible.

See the complete photo history of the construction of the new St. John Library.