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In August of 2013, voters approved an additional 4/10 (.4) of a mill for 30 years to fund renovations and services. The renovations that were mostly completed in 2015 maintained the library as a beautiful downtown destination with wonderfully varied collections, services, and high tech systems—all to make your visit a valuable experience. The renovations were designed by Quinn Evans Architects and managed by the Christman Company. Some of the renovations included:

  • new HVAC systems with improved efficiency
  • repairs to plaster, windows, restrooms and floors
  • improved insulation throughout building
  • new flat roof and roof repairs
  • new furniture, computer lab, technology in study rooms
  • new layout of bookshelves and placement of service desks
  • concrete repairs to front steps and ramps
  • fountain restoration

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