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Enid M. Baa Public Library and Archives on St. Thomas Receives $705,527 From FEMA For Repairs and Restoration

Staff Consortium | September 17, 2021

ST. THOMAS — The Office of Disaster Recovery announced Thursday the obligation of $705,527 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Public Assistance Program to the Department of Planning and Natural Resources to complete repairs and replace damaged contents at the Enid M. Baa Public Library and Archives on St. Thomas.  According to the release, the three-story building, distinguished by its yellow brick exterior, is located on Dronningens Gade in Charlotte Amalie. Prior to the opening of the Charles W. Turnbull Library, this facility was the main public library on the island of St. Thomas.  During the 2017 hurricanes, the library and its contents were damaged when hurricane-force winds and wind-driven rain leaked from the first floor to the second and third-floor levels, O.D.R. said. The obligation covers roof and interior and exterior…

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