Amanda Murphy knew when Frisco was building a library it would be something special and on a grand scale, which her first steps through the door on Tuesday confirmed.
“It’s incredible, it exceeded my expectations,” said Murphy, who has been visiting the Frisco Public Library since moving to the city 25 years ago. “It has something for everybody, of all ages and all interests.”
A span of 158,068 square feet makes it the sixth largest public library in Texas.
The new library — a collection of 284,000 items with 22% being digital — opened March 4 at 8000 Dallas Parkway with three times the space as the previous location, which was inside the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center.
Built in 1998, the converted warehouse was once a factory that housed rocket parts.
After the aerospace company dissolved, the Frisco Community…