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Please support a full-service library in Belle Haven

From: domainremoved <Gwyn>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:56:05 -0700

Dear Council Members:

I am writing to urge the City Council to reject the Arrillaga donation to construct a new main library for Menlo Park. Rather, I believe that the Council should attempt to redirect the donation and/or use other funds to create a full-service library in Belle Haven. My understanding is that the current Belle Haven library is located within a school, thus limiting access to residents, and also is by no means a full-service facility.

I live in the Willows, not Belle Haven, but am well aware of the income and social services disparity between Belle Haven and the rest of the City. Having a full-service library in Belle Haven could, for example, play a role in offsetting the relative low quality of schools in BH.

Thank you for your support of ALL citizens of Menlo Park.

Best,

Gwyn

Gwyn Firth Murray
www.mataulegal.com
650-823-5864 (mobile)
Received on Mon Aug 21 2017 - 17:58:18 PDT

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