Archive for March, 2010

LED lights

If you can get over to the Eastern Avenue Branch Library tonight (3-31-10) you will be able to see the LED lights in action. They need a 12 hour time to burn in. After this, they will turn off when the library is closed to save energy and prevent night-sky lighting. LED parking lot light

March 31, 2010 · sschulte · 3 Comments
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Network cables (CAT6) are coming in fast and furious. Here are 2 pictures. The first was taken on March 22nd when I thought there was a lot. But I went back on March 29th and was amazed at how much more was pulled.

March 29, 2010 · sschulte · One Comment
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Paint test

In the last several blogs, I showed pictures and let you know what colors I thought the paint should be called. Look at the colors and see if you can match them up with the pictures. This is hard because I have an extra color that will go into the cafe/bookstore area. Here are the […]

March 26, 2010 · sschulte · One Comment
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I went over again today and was amazed at how much has been painted in 2 days. We are using a Ceramic paint because it is LEED approved. I will do a post later on the paint and how it can be considered LEED approved. But look at this picture. You can see 4 of […]

March 16, 2010 · sschulte · One Comment
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Colors and more colors

Painting of the walls have been started as I mentioned in a previous blog. Here are the colors. I tried to get them as close as possible but it is a bit different in person than in a photograph. The first picture is looking at the children’s area. This is a gold.  The second picture […]

March 16, 2010 · sschulte · No Comments
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Contractor’s update – February

Thanks to Bush Construction, we are showing the pictures they took to show the Library’s Building Committee the progress over the month of January. This is a PDF file: Building and Grounds Update 3-04-10

March 15, 2010 · sschulte · No Comments
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East side of library

As you look at these pictures, you will be going from north to south in the building. I started out in the children’s area looking east at the windows. If you look at the enlarged picture, you will see the children’s storytime room to the right. The next picture is actually in the storytime room […]

March 9, 2010 · sschulte · One Comment
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Cornerstone Ceremony

If you missed our cornerstone ceremony on Tuesday March 3, 2010, you missed being outside on a beautiful day and listening to children from Adam’s school read their essays on why they like the Davenport Library. Their essays are part of the contents of the time capsule which was put into the building right before […]

March 4, 2010 · sschulte · One Comment
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