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Cal Poly Kennedy Library Transformation Team to Host Virtual Town Hall Event May 20

Contact: Kassidy Church
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SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s Kennedy Library Transformation team will host a panel of project leaders, featuring the design-build firms Miller Hull and Hensel Phelps, to update the campus and community about the Kennedy Library renovation project on Monday, May 20, via Zoom.

The event, set for 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., will give students, faculty, staff and supporters the opportunity to learn more and ask questions about the Kennedy Library Transformation project.

“We’re excited to share our progress since the last town hall,” said Facilities Planning and Capital Projects Project Manager Carla Brown. “These town halls are a great way for the community to learn more from the people who are working on the project day to day.”

During a Q&A portion, panelists will answer questions submitted prior to the event as well as from those who attend. Other topics will include the project scope, student resources and study locations.

Cal Poly students and employees can submit questions prior to the event by visiting If you have an Outlook account, click here to save this event to your calendar. Otherwise click here to save the Zoom link.

The building closed for renovation in summer 2023 and is scheduled to reopen for fall 2025. To ensure the safety of the campus community and construction partners, the building will be closed during the entirety of construction. While the library building is closed, the services and programs provided by the library are continuing in other locations on campus.

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