A rendering of the proposed Saban Center calls for a new west wing to be built onto the existing building of The Tuscaloosa News that will house the Tuscaloosa Public Library’s youth services while keeping traditional services in a renovated Main branch.

With a analyze displaying the Tuscaloosa Public Library can, fundamentally, have its cake and eat it, way too, library officers are now in complete agreement with going into the proposed Saban Centre.

An estimated $31.5 million, 3-section plan has been unanimously authorised by the library’s board of trustees.

If completely funded, the approach would shift the library’s youth expert services into the Saban Middle, the planned condition-of-the-art, interactive discovering facility established to choose about The Tuscaloosa News developing when retaining its grownup and more traditional library expert services in a renovated Principal branch.

The third ingredient calls for expanding the library’s mobile expert services and probably including library providers into amenities operated by the Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority and the metropolis and county faculty methods.