I point out the Crozet Library to every single one of my clients, if they’ve not already identified it. We have such a remarkable resource there!
A sampling of events at Crozet Library … via email.
I remember a recent discussion centered around, “why doesn’t Crozet Library have signage?”
It’s been busy on the RealCrozetVA facebook page. As a reminder, I don’t post everything here that I post there, as some of the stuff there isn’t blog-worthy, if you will.
You know what this library needs? A rooftop bar. #crozet
- 17 October – Crozet Library needs a rooftop bar. With heaters.
- 17 October – There have been more thefts in the Crozet area.
- 17 October – Henley is getting a new PE addition to the school.
- 16 October – Crosswalk construction is ongoing.
- 13 October – I asked what the Western Albemarle schools were teaching about Columbus Day (inspired in part by The Oatmeal).
If you’re curious, all the facebook posts here are able to be seen in this category; one of the main reasons I write here about the FB posts is because FB is basically un-searchable, and I hate that.
A new library for Crozet has been in conversation for more than ten years. Now, all of the talking and planning can stop because the doors to the new Crozet Library open Wednesday.b
CROZET AVENUE LANE CLOSURE SET TO BEGIN AUGUST 27
Due to the progress of the new Crozet Library construction, Crozet residents should be aware of an upcoming traffic interruption beginning Monday, August 27. Beginning on Monday, August 27, one lane of Crozet Avenue will be closed at a time between Jarman’s Gap Road and Library Avenue to accommodate installation of a water line and stormwater sewer beneath the roadway. Drivers should expect delays in this area between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Water and sewer services should not be impacted. Preparatory work for the water line construction will begin next week.
This project is expected to take approximately two weeks and should be completed by Monday, September 10, 2012.
Last week I lamented the possibility of Crozet Avenue becoming a bottleneck. This week, it appears that the right turn lane may not be viable. After the break, you can see Piedmont Development Group’s proposal for a right turn lane followed by Albemarle County’s response. I’m no engineer so I’ll leave it to those who know better as to whose response is more practical. All I know is this – traffic and congestion are coming; those who live within walking or biking distance of downtown Crozet will benefit greatly from the growth.
Question from a reader:
Hey Jim, didn’t find anything in realcrozetva, any idea what they’re doing at the library site?? Are they actually working on the library or parking lot? thanks in advance!
It’s the library’s temporary parking lot, will be gravel and should be completed very soon.
Update 10 February:
Ann Mallek writes that the meeting tonight is questionable due to the weather. Make sure you check albemarle.org before you go.
From the CrozetEagle listserv:
Many of you may not know that the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors has spoken about closing Scottsville Library and our own Crozet Library. Due to budget constraints, they say there is not enough money for these libraries. It has been shown that the cost of running the libraries in Albemarle County is well below the other areas in Virginia. Also the Crozet Library has increased their volume of circulation over the last 2 years. As you know, once they do close this library, it is very likely we will not get another one – new or old back into this area.
Please help us save our local library! They are trying to brainstorm ideas of how we can help save the library. Right now due to weather conditions, they are not having a library meeting scheduled. But, there is a Board of Supervisors meeting on Wednesday Feb. 10th. Anyone who wishes, can go and sign up to speak out for the library.
We also have petitions to sign against closure put out at Crozet Pharmacy, Crozet Hardware Store, Mudhouse and the Post Office. I will try to put out more petitions as weather clears. Also there is a website I have created for people to post on and I am sending these to Board of Supervisors:www.savecrozetlibrary.webs.com . Please forward this info to anyone you can! On this website is a calendar for future events. If we can get the weather to co-operate, I will try again to post new dates for any meetings.
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