Main Hallway Closes Monday, May 13

The main hallway will close on Monday, May 13 for tile work.  It should be closed for three days and will reopen on Thursday, May 16.  This includes the atrium, but does not include the north foyer where the restrooms are located.  During the days that it is closed customers will be routed through the service elevator corridor to access the main part of the library.  Customers will be able to access the east side of the plaza through the east gate.

On Thursday the north foyer of the hallway will close for 2-3 days.  It will more than likely reopen on Sunday, May 19, but it might not reopen until Monday, May 20.  The restrooms in this area will be unavailable, so customers will have to use the restrooms near the cafe or on the second floor.

Schedule Overview

Monday, May 13 – Wednesday, May 15

  • Main hallway closed, including atrium
  • Customers will use the service elevator corridor to enter main library
  • East plaza accessible through east gate
  • Construction work: install epoxy tile transition pieces and repair grout and tile


Thursday, May 16 – Saturday, May 18

  • North foyer closed, including restrooms
  • Customers will access Team Rooms, North Reading Room, etc. through New Books room
  • Customers will access David J’s Place through Kids Library
  • Construction work: install epoxy tile transition pieces and repair grout and tile
  • Work could extend into Sunday, but they hope to be done on Saturday


After all of the work is done there will be a little paint to touch up and then we will be able to reinstall the tree and other fixtures in the atrium.  On Monday, May 20 they plan to install the medallion in the rotunda floor, which should be exciting.  Thanks to everyone for your patience and flexibility during all of the construction.  I’m sure there will be some more workarounds in the next few weeks, but I think after this week is over we should be done with the worst of it.   Thanks!

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