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By Ken Stern 

New library’s construction starting

 

September 29, 2021

COMING SOON: THE LA CONNER-SWINOMISH REGIONAL LIBRARY – Last Wednesday the Friends of the Library’s Thrift Shop was demolished. Today at 1 p.m. a groundbreaking ceremony at the corner of Morris and Sixth streets marks the beginning of the construction of the new library. Finally! Photo by Nancy Crowell

The future is being built for residents of greater La Conner with the start of construction of a “zero to 100” new La Conner-Swinomish Regional Library designed to meet the needs of newborns’ mothers and their great grandmothers, says its project manager. The demolition Sept. 22 of the Friends of the Library Thrift shop marked the start of significant changes coming to the southwest corner of Morris and Sixth streets in La Conner.

After over a year’s delay due to the coronavirus pandemic, the now empty lot will be occupied by a 5,500 square foot building, twice the size of the curr...



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