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Cuyahoga County Public Library to break ground for new Bay Village Branch

Cuyahoga County Public Library to break ground for new Bay Village Branch

Release date: 3/9/2021

Library Executive Director Tracy Strobel and Bay Village Mayor Paul Koomar will give remarks  

Parma, OH – March 9, 2021 – Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL) will break ground for the construction of a new Bay Village Branch on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. The new, approximately 17,000-square-foot branch will replace CCPL's existing Bay Village Branch, located at 502 Cahoon Road. The estimated cost of construction is $9.2 million. 

Who: CCPL Executive Director Tracy Strobel, Bay Village Mayor Paul Koomar, CCPL Board of Trustees members

What: Groundbreaking for new Bay Village Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library  

Where: The former site of Bayway Cabin, 27400 Wolf Rd, Bay Village, OH 44140.

When: Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Designed by HBM Architects, plans for the new Bay Village Branch include: 

  • A sustainable, eco-friendly design 
  • Meeting rooms and study rooms
  • Dedicated spaces for children and teens 
  • Public computer stations 
  • A dedicated maker space 
  • Second story reading area

The existing Bay Village Branch will remain open while the new building is under construction. 

About Cuyahoga County Public Library
At Cuyahoga County Public Library we are committed to our mission of being at the center of community life by creating an environment where reading, lifelong learning and civic engagement thrive and our vision to be the most convenient library system in the country.


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