Claremont and North library branches set to reopen this spring

After months of remodeling, the North and Claremont branches of the Berkeley Public Library are set to reopen this spring. Library officials announced Saturday that the North branch will open April 7, followed by the Claremont branch on May 5. The renovations come as part of a $26 million improvement
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City reaches settlement agreement in library demolition lawsuit

Just over a year since a lawsuit was filed against the city for its proposal to demolish two branches of the Berkeley Public Library, the Berkeley City Council approved the terms of a settlement Tuesday night, giving the green light for construction. The partial settlement agreement with the Concerned Library
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Demolition of library branches OK’d

The Berkeley City Council approved unanimously last Tuesday the demolition of the West and South branches of the city’s libraries, allowing the council to move forward with plans for the project despite possible funding uncertainties due to a lawsuit filed by a group of Berkeley residents. All of the library’s
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