Join Mayor Fischer, Shively Mayor Conner, Councilwoman Woolridge and the community for the Grand Reopening of the newly renovated Shively Library on Wednesday, April 23, at 10:30 a.m. There will be tours of the building and light refreshments. The event is sponsored by LG&E.
About the Project
Thanks to substantial contributions from Metro Councilwoman Mary Woolridge and an appropriation by Shively Mayor Sherry Conner and the Shively city council, the Shively Library will soon boast a new, separate library entrance, more public internet computers, and improved handicap accessibility. The project also includes a new family restroom, improved heating and air conditioning systems, new carpets, ceilings and wall finishes.
Entrance modifications to the Library and City Hall will improve ADA accessibility and new landscaping, exterior paving and signage will be included to identify and enhance the library entrance.
Councilwoman Mary Woolridge committed $150,000 to the project. Those funds went toward construction costs and outfitting the renovated library. Shively Mayor Sherry Conner and the Shively city council also contributed $50,000 to the project. Councilwoman Attica Scott pledged $10,000 in recognition of the many District 1 residents who use the Shively Library. Councilman Rick Blackwell also pledged $10,000 and Councilwoman Marianne Butler pledged $2,000 to the project.
To read more about the project in a recent Courier-Journal article - click here.