Joliet City Council ratifies ordinance for Project Burnham bond sales

The bonds will be paid through library reserves and the Rebuild Illinois Community Development Initiative, a capital improvements grant. In the coming weeks, we will continue meeting with our architects and construction management team on design. Construction is expected to start early next year! We extend a heartfelt thank you to both Illinois Senator Pat McGuire, who…… Continue reading Joliet City Council ratifies ordinance for Project Burnham bond sales

Library Board voted to engage Shales McNutt Construction (SMC) as construction management company for Project Burnham 

After an extensive RFQ process, SMC has been chosen as the construction management company for Project Burnham. SMC has worked on 12 Illinois public library remodeling projects and received glowing reviews. They will soon begin working with Engberg Anderson Architects and library leadership to finish the design. We are hoping to break ground in early…… Continue reading Library Board voted to engage Shales McNutt Construction (SMC) as construction management company for Project Burnham 

Sale of Bonds Approved

Joliet City Council approved the sale of bonds for Project Burnham, which will be paid off through state capital funding over the next six years. 

Joliet Public Library Selected for State Capital Appropriation Bill, Funding for Project Burnham 

The Joliet Public Library is excited to announce that Project Burnham, the library’s plan for therenovation of the interior of its Ottawa Street Branch at 150 North Ottawa Street, will be funded throughlibrary reserves and new state capital funding. In collaboration with State Senator Pat McGuire and the Rebuild Illinois Community Development Initiative, the bulk…… Continue reading Joliet Public Library Selected for State Capital Appropriation Bill, Funding for Project Burnham 

Engberg Anderson Update

Engberg Anderson Architects will visit Joliet Public Library’s Ottawa Street Branch to meet with staff on March 18 to discuss interior design and the floor plan.

Engberg Anderson Update

Engberg Anderson Architects will visit Joliet Public Library’s Ottawa Street Branch to meet with staff on March 4 to discuss mechanical systems.

Engberg Anderson Update

Engberg Anderson Architects visited Joliet Public Library’s Ottawa Street Branch to meet with staff and discuss preliminary floor plan