Post Office Building: 0050.0012


            Sir – We notice a news story in your paper about a new public library.  The cost of which is tentatively set at $80,000.

            We were wondering if any consideration had been given to using the old post office building for a library.  We feel that this would be a much more central location and certainly wouldn’t cost the taxpayers $80,000 to renovate.

            Aside from the saving, this would also make good use of this fine building and help to keep it as a familiar landmark in the city.

            Further, by using this building for a library it would leave more land in the Bishop Doyle property for development for recreation use.

                                                                        Interested Citizens

                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Jim Scanland

                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. F.W. Barnhardt

0050.0012: Post Office Building

Newspaper letter to editor suggesting public library be relocated to old post office building instead of spending taxpayers money to build new building.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  October 8, 1969
Pages:  19
Publisher:  Cranbrook Courier
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)


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