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Sacramento Public Library - Central Library

828 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

United States

916-264-2700

Type: Library

Web site: http://saclibrary.org/

Twitter account: @saclib

Amenities: wifi

Description: The Organization

The Sacramento Public Library Authority is the fourth largest library system in California serving the public in the City and County of Sacramento as well as the cities of Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Galt, Isleton and Rancho Cordova. The Sacramento Public Library operates 27 libraries, which includes a Central Library in downtown Sacramento, has over 300 staff members, a collection of 2M volumes, and a budget of $35M. More than 600,000 residents have a library card and over 7M items are circulated annually.

In the last decade, the Sacramento Public Library has experienced significant activity in the construction and remodeling of library facilities. Library building projects include three new branches, three expanded branches, and six remodeled branches.

The new 23,000-square-foot North Natomas Library opened in January 2010. This beautiful new joint-use facility serves as the community library, a high school library, and a college center library with amenities including 120 public-access computer stations, the TEENS@ room, Kids’ Place, two study rooms, a quiet study room, and a community meeting room.

Sacramento Public Library Authority will open the new Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library on August 28, 2010. This 15,000-square-foot, joint-use branch serves the community and Sacramento City Unified School District’s School of Engineering and Sciences. Amenities include a separate children’s room and reading tower, a teen room, two study rooms, a community meeting room to accommodate up to 100 people, and a quiet reading room.

In conjunction with the Facility Master Plan, the library developed a Strategic Services Plan that focuses on three key areas: Reading, Learning, and Community. The Plan was developed with extensive customer input and provides clear future direction for the development of library services and programs. The Library conducts a wide variety of programs every month for toddlers, school age children, college bound students and adults.

Our Vision

To be the best source of knowledge and information that enriches and empowers all people of our community.

Our Mission

To provide open access to diverse resources and ideas that inspire learning, promote reading and enhance community life.
Our Goals

To ensure all residents of our diverse communities have access to high quality library services. To provide exemplary customer service. To be an organization where employees feel valued. To foster a cooperative environment that develops staff potential through training and education. To maximize public and private financial resources and support for the Library. To be a progressive provider of information technology. To define and employ the best methods for all our endeavors.

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I am a children's book author. I was wondering how I can get my book into the Sacramento library? It's called The Rainbow Stick Boy.

Thanks!

Michael
November 2012 by michael.santolini

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