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News - December 23, 2011

Mitchell Park Library project gets $1.9 million boost

Contribution from Palo Alto Library Foundation to pay for equipment, furniture at the new library

by Gennady Sheyner

Palo Alto's effort to build the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center — by far the largest and most ambitious project in the $76 million bond voters passed in 2008 — received a major lift Monday (Dec. 19) when a group of community volunteers contributed $1.9 million to the city to pay for books, computers and furniture in the new library.

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