1997 - Branch relocates

Carnation Mall Branch relocated next to Penney'sAs the Carnation Mall Branch grew in popularity, it became clear that it had outgrown its original 1,700-square-foot location near the food court. The facility was moved to a 5,000-square-foot location near J.C. Penney. The types and numbers of materials offered were expanded as well as the Branch began to offer more videos and CDs. Two public Internet computers were added as well as a PC for web-based access to the Library's catalog. A new multi-purpose room offered a welcome place for storytime programs and increased seating allowed patrons to relax with a good book.