The staff has been busy behind the scenes measuring collections, combing through file cabinets, and packing up the library's contents to prepare for our big move. It's like an episode of Clean Sweep as we make piles of items to keep, sell or donate.
Monday, July 26th was a big day in our journey to the new library. Bok Read has been working on crafting a handmade wood circulation desk which will be the first thing you see when you walk into the atrium of the new building. His beautiful desk arrived at Roosevelt on Monday morning along with family & friends who helped move it from his workshop into the library. It took some on the spot calculations to figure out how to fit it through the doors but with a lot of people & brain power, the desk is now in its new home.
Meanwhile, back at the Pennell Road location, the crates and volunteers arrived to start the process of packing up the shelves to be moved to the new library. Unfortunately we had a few setbacks so the staff worked amongst the crates this week and we are excited to get started moving the contents from Pennell Road to the Roosevelt Community Center.
All the furniture is arriving and being set up and it looks so good! We're getting close to the end and can't wait to welcome you all to our new home!
On Tuesday, July 20th, our furniture installation team began installing the shelving at the new library. Staff have been busy measuring our collections and boxing up offices to prepare for the start of the move next week.
Volunteers will be arriving at the library Monday morning to start packing crates to deliver the library's contents to the new library!
Derek Lloyd, Library Director