DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(040622)-ECTOR COUNTY LIBRARY COMMITTEE HOLDS COMMUNITY FORUM

Odessa, Texas/April 6, 2022-The Ector County library committee held an English and Spanish community forum to discuss a new library and modernize library content. The current 3 story library is several decades old and outdated, and difficult to staff. 

(Randy Ham, Ector County Library Committee/Executive Director-Odessa Arts) 

The Ector County Library Committee discussed with residents a public library that would provide the needs of the community with programs and services for the next 30 years. 

(Randy Ham, Ector County Library Committee /Executive Director-Odessa Arts) 

Ector County Commissioner, Precinct 4, Armando Rogriguez, would like to see the new library as a multi-purpose facility. Providing visitors with restaurants and retail stores within or around the new library. 

(Armando Rodriguez, Ector County Commissioner, Pct. 4) 

The estimated population of Latino residents in Ector County is at or above 60%. The Ector County Library only provides 5% of Spanish language books and literature. 

(Randy Ham, Ector County Library Committee /Executive Director-Odessa Arts) 

The Ector County Library Committee visited the Midland Centennial Library to gather information regarding staff, applications for library cards, programs and other services. 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera. 

Author: Danny Barrera