(artist's rendering of possible design for new Seneca Library)
Welcome to the NEW Seneca Library!
We look forward to someday very soon being able to say that as patrons walk through the doors of our new facility. The Oconee County Public Library is not only planning a new building in Seneca, but is also planning improvements and additions to all county library facilities.
Our five year capital plan includes a new Seneca Library, renovations to the libraries in Westminster and Walhalla, an expansion of the Westminster Library (approx. $1 million), a new library in the southern part of the county (South County Branch), and additional renovations to the Walhalla Library and a stand-alone Salem Branch. A new bookmobile is also in the works.
See the floor plans of the proposed expansion of the Westminster Branch here.
See a brief history of the OCPL space project and Seneca Library here.
See the final report of David Warren and Providence Associates, LLC by clicking here.
Also see the attachment that outlines the space allocations and suggestions from the study here.
NEW: Although the OCPL Board of Trustees voted 4-3 (with the chair abstaining) in May of 2013 to place the new Seneca Library on a property at the junction of U.S. 123 and S.C. 130, they rescinded that vote at the November, 2013 Library Board meeting, and voted UNANIMOUSLY to place the new Seneca Library on the site of the existing branch, pending acquisition of property from the City of Seneca and funding through Oconee County.