Modernizing Libraries

Library Sales Tax at Work

Petaluma Regional Library 2024 Modernization


  • 100 Fairgrounds Drive, Petaluma
  • Branch opened 1976
  • Serves Petaluma, Penngrove, surrounding areas
  • Full service regional library
  • Location of Petaluma History Room

Modernization Details

  • Open and welcoming entry
  • Reimagined children’s area
  • New teen area
  • Private study pods
  • Convenient single service desk
  • Updated restrooms
  • HVAC and electrical upgrades
  • Fire suppression system upgrades
  • Efficient and reorganized staff areas
  • Carpet, furniture, shelving, and paint
  • Petaluma History Room on first floor


  • Sonoma County Library: $3.7 million
  • City of Petaluma: $2.9 million
  • Friends of the Petaluma Library: $800,000


  • Library to close for renovation June 30, 2024
  • Reopening estimated mid-2025

Library Services

  • Offered at the adjacent teen center building, the “Petaluma Mini Library”
  • Additional services at multiple sites in the community

Petaluma fact sheet

Petaluma tech drawing

Petaluma floor plan sheet