Rosemount Revitalization NEWS

Rosemount Revitalization Update | January 2019  by READ Rosemount

On December 13 and 15, the Ottawa Public Library held its second open house  and consultation on the revitalization of the Rosemount Library.
Click here for all the materials presented. 

This includes the results of the online survey, a summary of the public consultation discoveries during the Fall, a proposed site plan and the proposed concept design. The room was lively. Representatives from +VG Architects (project design and architecture) were on hand to explain the boards and answer questions
Rosemount Open House and Public Consultation Dec 13 and 15, 2018

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CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF READ’s REVITALIZATION UPDATES:  CLICK HERE

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What’s happening with library branch development in Canadian urban cities CLICK HERE
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 HOW DOES ROSEMOUNT COMPARE WITH OTHER OPL Branches? 
Read Rosemount, Spring 2018

READ Rosemount has said many times that Rosemount is a very busy branch. We’ve said many times that Rosemount is over crowded. And we’ve said many times that due to its size, Rosemount cannot provide the same great services available in other comparable OPL branches. Our volunteers have worked tirelessly to document the case for an expanded Rosemount branch primarily using the OPL’s own data.
Now that data is available in a convenient and easy to read document.
Take a look at how Rosemount compares to six other branches serving similarly sized populations. We think that you will agree that our community deserves an expanded Rosemount branch library.
Josh Nutt, Chair READ Rosemount

Click here for  Resources   where you will find detailed Rosemount Comparative Stats. 

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Have a look at some other great OPL branch libraries to which Rosemount aspires.  ↓

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How Can You Help?

READ is a group of volunteers working to support the Rosemount Library located at 18 Rosemount in the Hintonburg are of Ottawa, just east of Parkdale St.  Over the 2019 year Rosemount will undergo a $2.4M revitalization

1. Join the READ email list: readrosemount@gmail.com

         2. Respond to any of the Library’s requests for input and public consultation

3. Sign up for the READ blog posts: see the bottom of right hand sidebar of this page.

4. Follow READ on Facebook

5. Follow READ on Twitter

Tell your neighbours, friends and community organizers you are involved with about READ and this site so that the message can travel even further.

AND… to learn the basics about the issue, start with these links to other items on the READ website:

  1. Why expansion and development is needed
  2. READ’s mandate and quick backgrounder