Construction begins on West Berkeley Library Branch

The West Branch of the Berkeley Public Library was closed May 7 in preparation for construction, nearly four years after a city measure was first approved by voters to upgrade the branch. The Berkeley City Council approved construction for the branch on May 15 and the West Bay Builders will
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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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