We're breaking ground!

Join us as we break ground on the new Shepard Branch!

Tuesday, Oct. 20 | 2 p.m.

850 N. Nelson Rd. (at East Fifth Avenue)

Free parking is available on site and at the current Shepard Branch at 790 N. Nelson Rd.

This event is free and open to all.

Click here to let us know you're coming.

In the meantime, Shepard Branch architect Moody∙Nolan has shared some concepts of what the new branch will look like when completed. We plan to open in 2016. Check back for updates.


Here’s a bird’s eye view of how the site will look.
Here’s a rendering of the interior.
A view from the garden on the east side of the building.
A view of the branch, including the main entrance and children’s area, as seen from North Nelson Road.

The new Shepard Branch will have:

  • 10,000 square feet of space
    (it currently has 6,000)
  • More parking spaces
  • More public computers
  • A larger Homework Help Center
  • A dedicated Ready for Kindergarten area
  • Larger community gathering space
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