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New library coming to Tucson's southeast side

Posted at 5:21 AM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-07 14:01:20-05

This story originally had an incorrect figure for the library's square footage.

TUCSON, Ariz. -- A new library is coming to the southeast side of Tucson. It will be located at Esmond Station Regional Park.

According to the Pima County Public Library, the ground-breaking -- which is closed to the public -- is scheduled for January 22, 2020. It's being built near Houghton and Mary Ann Cleveland Way, next to Empire High School. It's expected to open in late 2020.

The new 8,000-9,000 square feet library is expected to cost around $4.5 million.