The former Irving Central Library building has been renamed to the Jack D. Huffman Community Building, honoring the work of former Irving City Manager Jack D. Huffman. The facility is currently home to The Study USA, Irving Archives and Museum and Irving Public Library administrative offices.
About Jack D. Huffman: Huffman served as Irving City Manager from 1973-1993. During that time, the city underwent extensive growth. As city manager, he oversaw the repaving of Irving streets, highway extensions and a new wastewater trunk and water mains. Additionally, Huffman worked on large construction projects such as the Irving Central Library in 1986, the Irving Civic Center in 1976, the Irving Arts Center in 1985, and the Criminal Justice Center in 1992.