Kid Zone Early Learning CenterA conversion of a former medical office building into a vibrant infant through pre-K early childhood learning center.
BKV Group with Dakota County has broken ground on a new South St. Paul Library – a long-awaited project that will benefit the community in many ways. “It’s a very exciting day for us,” said Dakota County Commissioner Kathleen A. Gaylord, who represents South St. Paul. “That’s the thing about libraries — it’s not just a building. It’s a place to gather, it’s a place for kids to experience the joy of reading.”
With the current building dating back to 1927 and no longer delivering modern library services to serve a socioeconomically diverse population, Dakota County selected BKV for this monumental project with the new library featuring:
The library is expected to open spring of 2024, with the building designed to be comparable or above LEED Silver rating in energy efficiency and funded with $11.3 million from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) passed during the COVID-19 pandemic.