Panama City Beach Library Official Grand Opening Celebration

This coming Saturday, September 18th 2010, the new Panama City Beach library will hold an official grand opening ceremony complete with all sorts of wonderful workshops and presentations. Panama City Beach Mayor Gayle Oberst will cut the ribbon at 9:45 a.m, with tours of the library immediately following. Here’s the full schedule. Continue reading “Panama City Beach Library Official Grand Opening Celebration”

Brand New Panama City Beach Library Now Open!

It’s been quite a week or two for Panama City Beach – first a new international airport, and as of Wednesday June 2nd 2010, a brand new state-of-the-art library! At 10,000 square feet, the new facility is larger, offers a much broader range of services, and is conveniently located on Hutchinson Blvd and Lyndell Lane in the center of Panama City Beach. Continue reading “Brand New Panama City Beach Library Now Open!”

New Panama City Beach Library Almost Complete

It’s been a work in progress for several years now, but we are excited to announce that the brand new Panama City Beach library is opening its doors on May 24th!

The groundbreaking ceremony for this state-of-the-art facility was held on April 9th, 2009, and since then work has been underway to build a library that will far surpass the current building situated on Highway 79. Continue reading “New Panama City Beach Library Almost Complete”

Panama City Beach to get new Library

Members of various civic and community groups have joined with the City of Panama City Beach to plan, design and built a new library building. Chairman Doug Gilmore has met with the approximately 30 members and plans are being made to involve all interested community members in the project.  Gilmore also represents the Beach on the Bay County Library System board.

The Panama City Beach library is a member of the Bay County System and presently serves more patrons than any other branch library in the system.  With only 4500 square feet, the library provided service to 72,590 people during the past year.

Continue reading “Panama City Beach to get new Library”