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RMR Project: Renovate, Modernize, Reorganize Published on: November 1, 2016


The library Board of Trustees has commissioned preliminary plans to reorganize space within the existing building to create a better experience for you.  Public comments have been very helpful and some changes are being made based on them.

Link here for full presentation on plans and costs.

View the plans below but please note that changes to these plans are in process based on community feedback.  These include (but are not limited to):

  • Lighting upgrades
  • Improvements to back door access ramp
  • Local History Room enlargement, large table and separate workroom
  • Historic Preservation Room climate control
  • Security cameras in secluded areas

Existing Upper Level


Proposed Upper Level

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Advantages and Disadvantages

Advantages page

Existing Lower Level

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Proposed Lower Level

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Evolution of Library Building By Year

Library Additions Map

Contact the Strategic Planning Committee with comments or questions at

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