Last fall, JCPL hosted community meetings and invited residents to complete an online survey to provide input on the new Library in Edgewater. Thirty-five resident attended the first set of meetings in September, 60 attended the second set of meetings in November, and 67 responded to the online survey.
The first set of meetings sought input on how people use and think about the library. The second set of meetings gave people a chance to offer input on a proposed floorplan, talk about what they would like to see in their new library and share how they would like the library to feel. While some attended one meeting, some filled out an online survey and some did all three, common themes were identified and a few surprises emerged.