Cossitt plans include lots of gathering spaces, arts and tech partnerships

By , Daily Memphian Published: April 02, 2019 6:27 PM CT
<strong>Shamichael Hallman, branch manager at Memphis Public Libraries and civic engagement coordinator for the Fourth Bluff, discusses upcoming renovations for the Cossitt Library in Downtown Memphis on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. The Cossitt is among the locations being transformed through the Reimagining the Civic Commons initiative.</strong> (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Shamichael Hallman, branch manager at Memphis Public Libraries and civic engagement coordinator for the Fourth Bluff, discusses upcoming renovations for the Cossitt Library in Downtown Memphis on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. The Cossitt is among the locations being transformed through the Reimagining the Civic Commons initiative. (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

The $5 million Cossitt Library renovation could get started later this spring, with an emphasis on spaces for gathering and creativity within the walls of the city's first library.

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Charles Riley Civic Commons Cossitt Library Keenon McCloy Shamichael Hallman

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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