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Important Dates in Library History

Timeline of Branch Construction & Expansion 1973-2019

August 1, 1973   St Charles City-County Library District formed by merger of Kathryn M. Linnemann Library (City of St. Charles) and St. Charles County Library

May 1, 1975   North County Branch opens

July 1, 1976   South County Branch opens

April 1, 1980   Spencer Road Branch opens with Administrative Offices

October 25, 1982   Kathryn Linnemann Branch opens

December 3, 1984   Corporate Parkway Branch opens

April 5, 1988   5 cent tax increase approved by voters…new tax rate is 20 cents

May 23, 1988   Administrative Offices at 425 Spencer Road opens

May, 1988   Spencer Road Branch expands (Administrative Offices move out)

March 12, 1990   Kisker Road Branch opens

March 12, 1990   LISTEN automated catalog & circulation

May 30, 1991   Spencer Road Branch expands

November 8, 1991   Books ‘n More Friends Gift Shop opens

May 26, 1992   Kathryn Linnemann Branch expands

April 5, 1994   6 cent tax increase approved by voters…new tax rate is 26 cents

June 29, 1995   Corporate Parkway Branch expands

July 19, 1995   Middendorf-Kredell Branch opens

October 26, 1995   Deer Run Branch opens

July 31, 1997   Boone’s Trail Branch opens (Hwy D)

January 20, 1998   McClay Branch opens

March 7, 1999   Spencer Road Branch renovates

July 12, 1999   Kisker Road Branch expands

September 7, 2000   LISTEN 2000 Automated Circulation & Catalog

May 28, 2002   Boone’s Trail Branch moves to new location (Hwy Z)

July 22, 2002   Administrative Offices moves to Boone Hills location

January 8, 2003   McClay Branch expands

September 8, 2003   Library Express at WingHaven opens

November 15, 2003   Nonprofit Development Center lease with Library District as manager, Community Council as lead agency & tenant relations

July 24, 2006   Library Express at Discovery Village opens

October 30, 2006   Middendorf-Kredell expansion/remodeling

November 17, 2008   Kathryn Linnemann Branch expansion/remodeling

March 15, 2010   South County Branch relocation to Jackson Street

March 17, 2010   Library Express at WingHaven expansion/remodeling

March 21, 2012   New Spencer Road Branch opens

2015   MK Computer Room

2019   ILS - Polaris

2019   WingHaven Program Room