High construction cost thwarts expansion

Anonymous Patron writes “With construction costs far exceeding money raised by a 2002 bond initiative, Palm Beach County’s expansion may be jeopardized. Says one commissioner, “I know that the library community is very adamant that there’s still a very growing need for libraries. With the elderly population in Palm Beach County, I think libraries are still a very viable thing. But in this age of technology, when you get so much on the Internet, I just don’t understand why we need more and bigger libraries.”

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