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Posted on: July 11, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Cooling Centers Open Today in Dublin

With forecasters predicting temperatures to reach over 100-degrees, the possibility of heat exhaustion or stroke are a real danger. The City of Dublin welcomes residents who seek relief from the high temperatures to relax at any of its air conditioned community facilities. Beat the heat by finding a new book, magazine, CD or DVD at various locations throughout the City that are open and available to the public for use throughout the day. Hours vary at each location.

The Dublin Public Library is located at 200 Civic Plaza (adjacent to the Dublin Civic Center and Sports Grounds) and is open today from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more information please call (925) 803-7252 or visit

The Dublin Senior Center located at 7600 Amador Valley Boulevard features a lounge area with a television, reference computers, books, lending library, and puzzle table. The Senior Center will remain open until 7:00 p.m. Please feel free to drop-in as there is no admission fee. For more information please call (925) 556-4511 or visit online at

The Dublin Swim Center is a great place to cool down. The facility is located adjacent to Dublin High School at 8157 Village Parkway and has a wading pool, recreational swimming area and deep end with a diving board. The 100-foot long waterslide features a cool splash down at the end. The Swim Center will be open for recreational swim today from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and this evening from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. For more information please call (925) 556-4590.