The beautiful Oldham County Main Library in La Grange KY was awarded its Gold LEED plaque on Thursday Aug 19, 2010. The La Grange Library is the 1st LEED Gold library in the State, one of 9 LEED Gold buildings in the State. Over 40 people joined together to celebrate this achievement and acknowledge library’s valued place in the community
Cliff Ashburner, Chairman of the KY USGBC, awarded the plaque to Susan Eubanks, Library Director. “Buildings are unique. This is a unique project. It started with the occupants desire to provide a better educational experience for their visitors. The building has delivered beyond their expectations,” stated Cliff. Attendance at the library has risen 80% since the new LEED Gold building was opened.