We are pleased to report that the new 8,500 square foot addition to the Meijer Branch opened on Thursday, January 9 resuming regularly scheduled hours. The expansion was completed in only six months.
This exciting community destination will has several attractive features:
· Dedicated space for teens
· Quiet study/tutoring rooms
· Friends of the Library store
· 23 public access computers
· Expanded area for adult collections, including a fireplace
· Media Studio with computers and software to create digital videos, podcasts and other presentations
· Drive through after-hours materials pick up/drop off.
Also, on January 9, we hosted an open house to celebrate the first phase of the expansion and renovation. Over 335 people came by to enjoy the beautiful addition, take a tour end enjoy refreshments. If you haven’t had a chance to visit, please click on the Images link below and view our photos, or better yet, stop in any time during our open hours. Our staff will be happy to show you around.
Work has already begun to renovate the existing branch to create a community room with a kitchenette and seating capacity of up to 150 guests. The renovated branch will also feature an exciting Family Zone for parents and young children to play and discover, including early learning activities, computers and colorful books.
Please watch this space for an announcement regarding the completion of the second phase of this project in June 2014.