As a second major renovation draws to an end, other branches face different challenges, the library system's director told the Board of Commissioners.
Lower Merion Director of Libraries Christine Steckel addressed the Board of Commissioners Wednesday night with updates from five of the six township branches: Do you have a question about library renovation plans at one or more Lower Merion branches? Ask it in the comments section below.
Bryn Mawr's Ludington Library project remains behind schedule.
The Lower Merion Board of Commissioners Finance Committee postponed its vote on whether to recommend a contract for hiring an owner’s representative for the Bala Cynwyd Library Renovations Project, but the full board approved another contract to provide moving and storage services for the project. The Bala Library Renovation Project will add 6,000 square feet to the building, install a geothermal HVAC System, reorganize interior space for logic and efficiency, and replace old shelving and furnishings as needed. An ancillary project will upgrade the library's book and materials tracking system using Radio Frequency Identification. As noted, the project is anticipated to last one year, with Bala expected to re-open in early 2013. The library…