One of the more prominent and well-known landmarks of the city is the Lewis Library and Technology Center, which opened in April 2008. At an estimated cost of over $60,000,000, this facility was made possible through a mixture of private and public funds. It is the largest library in the San Bernardino County Library System.
Located on Sierra Avenue, downtown, some features of the library include:
- New book shelving, reading areas and a Children's Library, named in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
- An expanded collection exceeding 142,000 items, including 7,850 reference, media, and periodical items;
- A room of historical documents, maintained by the Fontana Historical Society;
- Electronic databases, software applications, remote access to online informational resources and Internet access;
- Homework clubs and a homework center;
- Spanish language and homework materials;
- A computer technology support and training center;
- A literacy center with tutoring programs;
- A career center;
- 203 public use computer work stations including 25 Spanish language computers;
- Community meeting rooms and a 330-seat auditorium for meetings, lectures and special presentations;
- A bookstore and coffee bar;
- An underground parking garage.
The building also contains some city government offices.
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