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Eastern Avenue branch

How about a walk around the building! It will be fun to see how much different this looks with all the sidewalks and plantings in place, the doors on the front entrance and the bronze panels on the upper half of the building. [slideshow id=4]

April 16, 2010 · sschulte · One Comment
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Windows from inside

The last blog showed you around the outside of the building. Today I am going to look at the same windows from the other side. What a change it is from seeing the building with the opaque plastic to clear glass. If you click on the pictures, you can actually see some of the houses […]

February 24, 2010 · sschulte · One Comment
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Contractor’s update – January

Thanks to Bush Construction, we are showing the pictures they took to show the Library’s Building Committee the progress over the month of December. This is a PDF file: Building and Grounds Update 2-04-10

February 4, 2010 · sschulte · One Comment
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Building the roof

The roof is seen more from the sky than the ground, but it is one of the more important parts of the building. The roof not only protects the inside of the building from the weather but it also helps to control the amount of heat that is let back into the atmosphere. The butterfly […]

February 2, 2010 · sschulte · 3 Comments
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Inside the library

Again it is snowy outside but work is still continuing inside the library. As you can see in the pictures, more walls have been finished. The first picture is the entrance hall. This will eventually have a lobby and another set of doors. You can see approximately where the wall will be by the build […]

January 25, 2010 · sschulte · One Comment
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Looking up

Today, sit back in your easy chair and look up. We are showing pictures of  building  the roof, plumbing for draining the water off the roof, the heating and cooling ducts, conduits for the electrical wires and the double top plates used to frame the walls.

December 14, 2009 · sschulte · One Comment
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FRIENDS bookstore and cafe

 As you can see in the first picture, the floor is poured and the wall stud frames are being cut for the walls in the cafe and FRIENDS bookstore. In the second picture, you can now see the walls to the kitchen and storage area are framed. In the third picture, the counter framing is […]

December 11, 2009 · sschulte · One Comment
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Front entrance

[slideshow id=3] Progress of the building as we watch the front entrance from Sept 17, 2009 through Nov 22, 2009.

November 25, 2009 · sschulte · No Comments
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Contractor’s update – October

Thanks to Bush Construction, we are showing the pictures they took to show the Library’s Building Committee the progress over the month of October. This is a PDF file. Building and Grounds Update 11-4-09

November 9, 2009 · sschulte · No Comments
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Updated timeline

We’ve recently updated the construction timeline that you’ll find on the left side of the page under “Project Information.”  If you’re curious about what milestones and progress you can expect to see in the near future you can find it there.

October 2, 2009 · Amy · No Comments
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