April is the target date for a report that should set a direction for the future of Johnson County library buildings.
A planning group has been working for months on a recommendation for a strategic facilities plan that could reconfigure the library services. That recommendation has been of particular interest in northeast Johnson County because the existing plan, which is going to be updated by the new report, now projects the Cedar Roe library in Roeland Park being combined with the Antioch branch at a new site and the Corinth library being rebuilt at its current location.
Johnson County Library Director Sean Casserley said the planning group has completed its work and is in the process of writing the final report. That will be presented at the April library board meeting.
The concepts previously revealed to the board have not changed, Casserley said. Those included looking at both larger destination libraries and smaller transactional libraries in the mix of facilities.
The report will not pinpoint precise locations for new facilities, Casserley indicated.