Number of staff: 2 full time and 7 part time
Original architects: Spencer, Lee and Busse Architects
Renovation architects: Group 4 Architecture, Research and Planning, Inc.
Renovation contractor: W.L. Butler Construction, Inc.
Sustainability: Renovation is expected to get LEED Silver designation
Design and construction (Measure N — $2.875 million)
Furniture/fixture/equipment (Palo Library Foundation — $275,000; Friends of the Palo Alto Library — $1,000)
Collections (Friends of the Palo Alto Library — $50,000)
Palo Alto library system by the numbers:
Total collection: 284,849*
Number of e-books/e-music: 13,827*
Uses of online databases: 150,895,* up from 111,228 the prior year
Percentage of Palo Alto residents with library cards: 59.6*
Budget (FY 2012): $6.94 million
* In fiscal year 2010
** In fiscal year 2009, the most recent full year of operation
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