May 17, 2004 – Library Systems and Services (LSSI) has contracted with the Village of Bee Cave, Texas to assist the Village with the expansion of their public library. LSSI has signed an agreement with Bee Cave to provide overall consulting services for this initiative.
One of the possible locations for the expanded Village of Bee Cave Public Library may be within the new Municipal Complex located in the new Hill Country Galleria Mall, which is intended for completion by June 2006. LSSI will assist the Village in the design and layout of the library as well as recommending specifications for shelving and furnishings. As the library facility is under construction, LSSI will be developing an Opening Day collection, evaluating and recommending vendors and working with local officials, library stakeholders and citizens of the Village of Bee Cave to identify the mission of the library.
"We are thrilled to be moving forward with our contract with LSSI," said Mayor Caroline Murphy. "The Village's partnership with LSSI will allow us to take advantage of their expertise and extensive knowledge in building and operating libraries. We're confident that LSSI's experience and resources will also help us move towards an accreditation in a relatively short period of time."
James Fisher, Administrator for the Village of Bee Cave states, "The Village is veryexcited about the opportunity to work with LSSI to provide a first class library for the Bee Cavecommunity."
"We are delighted to be helping the Village with their vision of the Bee Cave Public Library, and to offer our support to ensure that vision becomes a reality," said Frank Pezzanite, President and CEO of LSSI. "Whether LSSI is assisting a government entity, a county with a large existing library system like the one we operate in Riverside County, CA or helping to expand a library in a growing community like Bee Cave, Texas, we pledge the same quality of service and dedication to success to every community we serve."
Founded in 1981, LSSI is the world's premier provider of library management services and has built its reputation by providing more efficient and effective ways to manage new and existing library operations. LSSI's management services are uniquely tailored to each individual library and are available on a short-term or long-term basis depending on the library's specific needs.