The Lake County Public Library held a groundbreaking for the new library branch in Griffith on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 4 p.m. The new location will be on the corner of Colfax Street and 45h Avenue in Griffith. Michael Davis, President of the Library Board of Trustees, along with the Director of the Lake County Public Library, Ana Grandfield, spoke to the crowd about the exciting features that the new library building will have.
The new library building will include a separate children’s programming room with a kitchen, and a drive-up book drop, a programming room, a small study room, and more computers. Refreshments were served at the current Griffith Branch located at 940 N. Broad Street.
Pictured left to right: Library Staff Carolyn Strickland, Library Staff Chris Rettig, Board Member Alice Cope, Board Member Dennis Tobin, Board Member Michael McIntyre, Board Member Bruce Woods, Board President Michael Davis, Board Member Marti Ross, Board Member Edith Dakich, Library Director Ana Grandfield.