On Saturday, July 29, 2017 the Kalama Library will officially re-open to the public with an all-day downtown wide celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Kalama Library. Library Staff is currently working to set up the new facility and organize the book collection before reopening to the public.
The Celebration will begin at 10 am with a Street Fair all along Main Street (until 10pm) and Children’s Activities at the Library (until 4pm). At 1pm, the Grand Re-opening Ceremony will be held at 312 N. First St. which will include the Re-dedication of the Ezra Meeker – Oregon Trail Marker in front of the Library as well as the ribbon cutting to the new facility. Tours will be provided throughout the day. There will be live entertainment in front of the Library beginning at Noon with the Pollock Brothers & Friends and Nehemiah Brown will perform at 2pm. At 4pm the Kalama Lions will open a Beer Garden in the Library/Kalama Telephone Parking lot. At 7pm the festivities will continue with a Street Dance with the band Lil’ Queenie playing until 10pm.
Come downtown and see the fresh new library space and enjoy a community wide celebration!!!
The Kalama City Council will hold a Special Meeting to review cost estimates based on 50% construction drawings for building a new Police/Public Safety Facility and funding through a Bond measure to be placed on the November Ballot at 7pm on July 26, 2017 at the Kalama City Council Chambers at 320 N. First St. The meeting is open to the public and they are encouraged to attend. Questions can be directed to (360) 673-4561.
The City is considering a ballot measure for a bond to fund the construction of a New Police Facility. As part of that process the City needs to establish Committees For and Against the proposal. If interested in serving on either side of the issue please contact Clerk/Treasurer at 360-673-4561 or at City Hall, 195 N. 1st or email@example.com