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The library has new equipment for people with special needs. The "Reading Edge" scans printed text, converts it and then reads it aloud for those who are blind or visually impaired. The library also has a color video magnification system.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper26378
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
June 11, 1998
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
June 11, 1998
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Library - 1990-1999
Item ID
26578AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia’s Longley Way offers classes for visually impaired students.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35325
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 8, 2018
Pages
p. 13
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 8, 2018
Pages
p. 13
Subjects
Arcadia Schools
Longley Way Elementary School
Robinson, Megan
Item ID
35515AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Taken at the time of the Library groundbreaking ceremonies for the Arcadia Public Library remodel/expansion project, this photo is of the color rendering of the proposed new facade for the library. See also photos 1356 and 1357 for color renderings of proposed library building.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1511
Date
June, 1995

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Date
June, 1995
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1495
Collection
Photographs
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Photo taken of Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road, during the 1995/96 expansion/remodel project. This view is looking toward the new front entrance. The entranceway pillars are partially constructed. The old entrance is visible to the right.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1468
Date
January 16, 1996

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Date
January 16, 1996
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1452
Collection
Photographs
Images
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Photo taken of Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road, during the 1995/96 expansion/remodel project. This interior view looks toward the new reference desk. Several ladders are visible. No shelving has yet been installed.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1471
Date
January 16, 1996

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Date
January 16, 1996
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1455
Collection
Photographs
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Photo taken of Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road, during the 1995/96 expansion/remodel project. This view is of the temporary adult reading area, looking toward the temporary circulation desk and temporary front entrance. In the center of the photo, a drainage pipe is surrounded by chairs and booktrucks. This pipe was installed to help drain rain from the roof. The carpet in this area was removed because of extensive water damage.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1472
Date
January 16, 1996

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Date
January 16, 1996
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1456
Collection
Photographs
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The Arcadia Public Library is being renovated and the Arcadia Public Library Foundation is seeking to raise $1.2 million for new library resources.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper4818
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News Hometown
Date
August 24, 1995
August 31, 1995
Pages
p. H3 photos
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News Hometown
Date
August 24, 1995
August 31, 1995
Pages
p. H3 photos
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
Item ID
4694AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Photo taken of Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road, during the 1995/96 expansion/remodel project. This view is of the interior of the newly constructed adult area. A pickup truck is parked outside the emergency exit located in the northeast corner of the room. Brown paper has been placed over sections of the new carpet.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1470
Date
January 16, 1996

  1 image

Date
January 16, 1996
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1454
Collection
Photographs
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Phase I of Arcadia Public Library Renovation/Expansion Project at 20 W. Duarte Road. Trash cans turned upside down straddled the drainage pipe which was installed to drain water off the roof. This photo is taken from what used to be the Children's Room patio, looking toward the temporary front doors. The Friends of the Library 25cent booksale bookshelf is visible in the center of the photo. A television seen to the right played a fundraising video.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1408
Date
February 1996

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Date
February 1996
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1395
Collection
Photographs
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Phase I of Arcadia Public Library Renovation/Expansion Project at 20 W. Duarte Road. This photo was taken in what used to be the Art & Lecture Room. Stacks of childrens' books are visible. Photo was probably taken from the stage area.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1411
Date
February 1996

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Date
February 1996
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1398
Collection
Photographs
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Phase I of Arcadia Public Library Renovation/Expansion Project at 20 W. Duarte Road. This photo was taken in what used to be the Art & Lecture Room. The temporary Children's Room reference desk is visible just to the right of the center of the photo. A caroussel for videos is seen on the right. No one is seen in the photo.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1410
Date
February 1996

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Date
February 1996
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1397
Collection
Photographs
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Groundbreaking ceremonies for the remodel/expansion project at Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road. This photo shows a number of people standing under the white tent.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1507
Date
June, 1995

  1 image

Date
June, 1995
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1491
Collection
Photographs
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View inside Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road shortly before the start of construction for the 1995/96 expansion/remodel project. This photo is of the old children's reference desk. To the right of the photo, the windows and door lead into the old circulation area.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1483
Date
1995

  1 image

Date
1995
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1467
Collection
Photographs
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Groundbreaking ceremonies for the remodel/expansion project at Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road. This photo shows Mayor Dennis Lojeski just visible to the far right, addressing the audience.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1499
Date
June, 1995

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Date
June, 1995
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1483
Collection
Photographs
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Groundbreaking ceremonies for the remodel/expansion project at Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road. This photo shows a number of people standing under and next to the white tent. The construction trailer is visible in the background.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1508
Date
June, 1995

  1 image

Date
June, 1995
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1492
Collection
Photographs
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Groundbreaking ceremonies for the remodel/expansion project at Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road. This photo shows the large sign which announces the remodel and lists the names of many of the people involved in the project.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1510
Date
June, 1995

  1 image

Date
June, 1995
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1494
Collection
Photographs
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Phase I of Arcadia Public Library Renovation/Expansion Project at 20 W. Duarte Road. This photo was taken on the stage, which was being used as the temporary children's staff offices. The stage curtain is visible to the right.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1412
Date
February 1996

  1 image

Date
February 1996
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1399
Collection
Photographs
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Groundbreaking ceremony for the Arcadia Public Library remodel/expansion project. This photo shows a number of people walking toward the tent which was set up in the front parking lot. Balloons are attached to one side of the tent.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1485
Date
June, 1995

  1 image

Date
June, 1995
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1469
Collection
Photographs
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View inside Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road shortly before the start of construction for the 1995/96 expansion/remodel project. This photo is of the back area (NW corner) of the old technical services area.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1477
Date
1995

  1 image

Date
1995
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1461
Collection
Photographs
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View inside Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road shortly before the start of construction for the 1995/96 expansion/remodel project. This photo is of the Technical Services Supervisor's office when it was used as the HP computer room.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1479
Date
1995

  1 image

Date
1995
Subjects
Arcadia Public Library, 1990-1999
ID
1463
Collection
Photographs
Images
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