Community Advisory Council

Downtown Main Library Projects

The downtown Main Library consists of two buildings - the North Building and the South Building. The South building was originally built in the mid-1950s with an addition in the mid-1980s. The HVAC and electrical system in the 1950s building is almost entirely original and is in need of updating. In addition a sprinkler system needs to be installed. The North building was built in the mid-1990s and has not had its roof replaced since then.

August Main Library Project Update

New Roof - North Building: Approx: $1.2 million

The roof of the North Building has not been replaced since it was built in the mid-1990s.

Energy Retrofit - South Building: Approx: $4.8 million

The HVAC and electrical systems in the original Downtown Main Library - built in the 1950s - are in need of replacement. This will allow the building to be more efficient and comfortable for our customers. In addition to the HVAC and electrical work, a sprinkler system is being installed.

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