Category Archives: remodeling

almost finished

The past few weeks have been very busy for staff and the volunteers who’ve been here to help us. As of today, the carpet installation is finished, the new shelves are all installed, and the reorganization of existing shelves is … Continue reading

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visible progress

We have paint! And carpet! And cabinets! The first coat of paint went on this morning, and already things look brighter. Carpet continues to go down, and the millwork contractors are installing the new countertops today. The library is looking … Continue reading

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cabinets and countertops and shelving

Our millwork contractor is here this week, installing cabinets in the Local History room and preparing the technical and circulation services room for new countertops and wall-mounted shelving. We have painters coming back early next week, too. What colors are … Continue reading

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fresh paint

The painter is here this week, working on touching up the paint on the second floor. He’ll also be responsible for painting the outside of the mezzanine wall – currently sage green, it will be painted a deep, midnight blue … Continue reading

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the new teen spot

Ah, the old purple YA room. It wasn’t that old, actually. But in the move to a more open 2nd level, it’s being redone. We started off calling it the Young Adult room, or YA room for short. That’s where … Continue reading

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we have switches!

The electrician has been working on reswitching the lights this week. Now that the upstairs is one big room, instead of 3 offices and a big hall, we only need a couple of light switches. There’s also a mystery wire … Continue reading

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a few photos

One of the things we wanted to accomplish with this project was to make the library feel more open. All those little rooms upstairs made the main space feel like a long tunnel, especially at night with the fluorescent lights … Continue reading

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2nd floor renovation begins

Good morning! When I arrived at the library this morning, our site supervisor had already pulled all the trim off the 2nd floor walls and had the sawzall out to start making “a real mess,” as he put it. We’re … Continue reading

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