What’s Happening Project Burnham Video Update

Phase 1 is still going strong! However, there is quite a bit of dust on the other side of the wall, so we haven’t had the chance to get pictures in a week or two! There haven’t been many activities that have affected our patrons or staff (just the occasional bang or noise) but there is…… Continue reading What’s Happening Project Burnham Video Update

Phase 1 Begins

Yesterday, our construction crews completed a temporary wall sectioning off the Burnham (Ottawa Street/West) side of the library. On the first floor, they will be clearing out what was the AV room, Joliet Room, Circulation desk, Storytime Room and Youth Services Office to be converted into the new Local History area, Adult computer area, a…… Continue reading Phase 1 Begins

Ottawa Street Entrance and Lobby

Beginning Monday, May 3, the Ottawa Street Entrance and lobby will be closed due to construction. Please use the Chicago Street entrance on the east side of the building. The Circulation desk and self checkouts will be near the Chicago Street entrance, right when you walk in.

Construction Begins

Construction has begun! Staff will be moving work spaces, as well as our collection to accommodate construction. Construction will begin on the Chicago Street side of the building on the Chicago Street Entrance, as well as a new security office, which will be opened up to the public as one of Project Burnham’s goals.