About Covington Library

Opened: April 1, 1993

Overview

  • Fireplace
  • Food for Thought Cafe
  • Designed by Integrus Architects
  • 23,000 square feet

History

  • 1988: Approval of $3.1 million library building and $1.9 million collection bond issue
  • 1993: Opening of new, 15,000-square-foot library at the junction of Highway 18 and Kent Kangley Road
  • 2008: Opening of the expanded 23,000-square-foot library

Friends of the Covington Library

  • Dues: Individual, $5; Student (K-12), $2
  • Book sales: Three sales each year (February, June, and October); Ongoing sale in library
  • Other fundraisers: Biannual raffles; Cloth book bags
  • Meetings: First Tuesday of each month, 7:30 pm (no meetings in July or August)
  • Now in its 20th year, the group publishes a monthly newsletter and regularly receives Friends Hall of Fame awards.
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