Wesley Chapel Seven Oaks Library FAQ
A new Pasco County Library is in the planning stages to serve the growing Wesley Chapel area. Below are some commonly asked questions:
Where will the library be located?
The Wesley Chapel Seven Oaks Library will be next to the Seven Oaks Elementary School on Mystic Oak Blvd.
What’s the timeline for construction and opening?
The architecture firm Fleischman Garcia Maslowski has begun the design phase of the building and is expected to complete it by the end of December 2022. Construction will start in 2023 and the library should open in 2024.
How large will the library be?
The interior space will be approximately 14,000 square feet.
How much will it cost to build?
The County has budgeted $10 million for the total project. This includes design, construction, furniture, equipment, and collection materials.
What will the library feature?
In addition to books, audiobooks, and DVDs, the library will feature public computers, printers, a separate children’s area, collaborative spaces, a gallery wall in the lobby, an outdoor reading porch, a multi-purpose room for makerspace and other activities, a meeting room, and study rooms. Drive-up services will also be available at this location.
What will the hours be?
We’re still determining what the operating hours will be, taking into consideration the needs of the community. Most likely they will include at least two evening hours, similar to our other libraries.