Check out photos from this week’s construction! Drywall is up around much of the second level.
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
Week 5 of Phase One! This week, crews worked on shoring up the beams in the ceiling and installing door frames before they can drywall. You can also see the hole that was dug on the Clinton Street side of the building, which will be used as a new staff entrance.
Check out our latest video update with photos from “the other side of the wall” showcasing our Ottawa Street Branch construction. https://youtu.be/MgOguLUXOMg
Our Construction crews are working hard on the Burnham side of the building, clearing away bathrooms and making way for new study rooms and office spaces. Our old Circulation desk is gone and on the second level, they have removed the safety glass which surrounded the original staircase. Next week, they will be cutting into…… Continue reading Construction Updates
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
Check out our latest video update with photos from “the other side of the wall” showcasing our Ottawa Street Branch construction. https://youtu.be/_ku_8OMoQok
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 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.