Poland Library, designed by The 4M Company, Architects, was included in a Berkshire Publishing coffee table book, HEART OF THE COMMUNITY: LIBRARIES WE LOVE. Poland is one of  only 80 public libraries  in the U.S. and Canada, which will be featured in the book, published 2006.
For more details about the project, including a history of Poland Library, view the Poland Informational Brochure
 
Project Status - COMPLETE - Poland Library opened December 3, 2001
Constructed in a traditional, timeless look, reflecting the classical Greek Revival architecture of the Western Reserve, the new Poland Library is destined to become a landmark in Mahoning County.
 
Location: 311 South. Main St., Poland, OH 44514
Size: Total building is 35,610 square feet (Previous library was 4,600 square feet)
Architect: 4M Company Architects & Planners
Contractor: Frontier Woodworking
 
Timeline:
Groundbreaking Ceremony: June 7, 2000
Construction Milestone - Cupola Raising: January 9,2001
Governor's Visit/Sneak Preview: November 14, 2001
Open House for the Public: November 25, 2001
Grand Opening: December 3, 2001
 
Photos:
View images of Poland Library by clicking on the links below:
Old Poland Seminary Children's Room
The New Poland Library View of Adult Reading Area
Front Entrance of the New Library Unique Example of True Recycling
Evening View of the Library Terraces Overlooking Yellow Creek
Welcome Inside Friends Bookstore
Poland Library Interior View of the Library
View of Children's Area Library Cafe
 
Sponsorship Opportunities:
It is not too late to make your mark on Poland Library! If you’ve walked through the library, you’ve noticed nameplates on various items, in addition to the beautiful, hand-carved Tree of Knowledge sculpture on the wall in the lower level entrance.

With your contribution, you will be honored by having your name placed on a plaque or nameplate associated with a sponsored item — an enduring tribute to your support of the Library’s goal of lifelong learning.

For more information, contact the Development office at: (330)744-8636.

 
Poland Library News :

The New Poland Library Combines Classic Architecture with Recycled Materials and a Dash of History

Poland Informational Brochure
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Gov. Bob Taft Visits Poland Library

 
Architectural Diagrams:
Architectural Diagrams of the new Poland Library