What will it look like when finished? What are the benefits of the renovation project?

See the architect's renderings of the first and second floors to get a widescreen look at the newly renovated library.
First floor (Youth Services, Atrium, Popular Materials, Technology and Business Centers, Circulation, Staff Offices)
Second floor (Adult Print and Reference, New Teen Area, Reading Commons, Library Administration, Staff Offices)
See the Site Plan and Building Design presentation as a slideshow.

Read a brief description outlining some of the benefits of the renovation project.
Read a detailed press release containing information about the renovation.

Proposed Schedule of Overall Project Phasing
Phasing Plan with Color Detail
Project Budget Breakdown from Construction Management Firm
Site Plan and Building Design Review from February 20, 2013 Board of Trustees Meeting (large PDF - may take time to download)

March 15, 2012 press release announcing the Board of Trustees' approval of the renovation project (including background information concerning the renovation project)

Strategic Facilities Plan

Renovation Strategies from Strategic Facilities Plan

Engberg Anderson Executive Summary

Project Schedule

Engberg Anderson presentation from May 14, 2012, Committee of the Whole Meeting - Plan Options

Engberg Anderson written summary, proposed floor plans and renderings from Schematic Design Phase presentation at August 13, 2012, Committee of the Whole Meeting.

Engberg Anderson presentation (large PDF file, may take awhile to download) and proposed floor plans from November 7, 2012, Committee of the Whole Meeting.

Estimate Summary. Includes cost breakdown and brief descriptions of each aspect of the project.