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Monday, December 28, 2015

East Columbia Library closing for renovations later this year


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     Starting this July the East Columbia Library Branch will be closed for about 9 months for renovations.  Here is the information from the Library:

    " The East Columbia Branch will be completed in two phases, with demolition of the previous administrative office area already underway while the branch continues to be open. The next phase will involve closing the branch to the public (see below). The East Columbia Branch renovations will double the space for quiet study areas (3 rooms to 6), and triple the meeting room capacity. The new teen center (TeenUp!) will include a Teen Time Classroom, HiTech Classroom, Homework Club Classroom, and Student Design Center (dedicated space, complete with work counters and readily available project supplies where students can create and collaborate on assignments and projects). East Columbia’s lobby and entryway will be completely transformed, offering a new and welcoming experience for branch visitors. A design highlight will be a gathering area, replete with a focal piece of unique artwork, in the space currently occupied by the research desk.
Anticipated closing : July 2016 – Feb. 2017 (reopen March 2017)"

   Anticipate even tighter parking at Central Branch.

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1 comment:

Meridy McCague, Director said...

The 50+ Center at East Columbia Library will remain open during the renovation for members.