Dear Friends of Build Crozet Library,
This grassroots organization was named in October 2011 to assist the long and ongoing Crozet community and Jefferson-Madison Regional Library efforts to urge Albemarle County to build the many-years-promised new Crozet Library.
With the library’s groundbreaking in June 2012, Build Crozet Library shifted gears to raise the $1.6 million needed to furnish the Albemarle County-built building with all that was needed to make it into a library: books, furnishings, computers, and much more.
With your support, the new Crozet Library opened in September 2013, fully furnished and paid for, and has maintained substantial increases in visits, circulation, and new library card issues in the past two years.
With the success of the Crozet Library achieved, it was an easier decision for Albemarle County to purchase an industrial building and beautifully retrofit it for the new Northside Library, which opened in March 2015 and which has also seen substantial increases in visits, circulations, and new library card issues.
Four years after we launched Build Crozet Library, with the library celebrating its second anniversary on September 28, we are happy to say our work here is done.
With great appreciation to you for any and all support you provided, we are pulling the plug on the BCL website, email, Facebook page and Twitter account established in 2011.
— If you wish to make a donation to purchase books for Crozet Library, please visit the Regional Library’s website.
— If you wish to keep informed about Crozet Library events, please follow Jefferson-Madison Regional Library on Facebook or Twitter.
— If you wish to keep informed about Crozet community events, please follow the Crozet Community Association on Facebook or Twitter and consult Jim Duncan’s RealCrozetVA community calendar.
— If you wish to stay involved in Crozet community issues and challenges, please attend:
- Crozet Community Advisory Council (CCAC) meetings held on third Wednesdays of each month at 7 PM at the Crozet Library, and
- Crozet Community Association (CCA) meetings held the second Thursday of odd-numbered months at 7:30 PM at the Field School. See CrozetCommunity.org for updates on community issues and concerns.
Finally, and again, thank you!
We would love to see you at the Crozet Library anniversary event, September 28. Contact the library to register.
Build Crozet Library team
Bill Schrader, chair
John Halliday and Wendy Saz, Jefferson Madison Regional Library
Leslie Burns, Jane Kulow, Jackie Loach, Nola Miller, Brenda Plantz, Tim Tolson, David Wayland, Krista Weih