Rio Vista Library Celebrates “Promises Made, Promises Kept”

By Mark Flowers

December 10, 2015


Rio Vista Library Celebrates “Promises Made, Promises Kept”


On January 4, the Rio Vista Library would like to thank the residents of Rio Vista for their continued support of their library. Come by the library and let us thank you with some light refreshments.


Over the past 17 years, Solano County Library has focused on keeping the promises we made when voters originally passed the 1/8-of-a-penny sales tax in 1998, known as Measure B. Using this reliable source of funding, we added hours, increased book budgets and enhanced services to children.


Since 1998, 1/8th of a penny in dedicated sales tax for libraries has:


  • Opened branch libraries 125% more hours
  • Increased book and other format purchases from $432,000 to $1,097,697.
  • Increased program attendance for youth by 166%
  • Provided operating funds for three new libraries


In June 2012, voters showed their support again by passing Measure L, which provides for extending that funding until 2030. The passage of Measure L helps us preserve services and continue to offer exceptional library services to the community.


The Rio Vista Library is located at 44 So. 2nd St., Rio Vista, CA.


For more information, go to, or call 866-57-ASKUS.




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