Phase One will begin on the First Floor.
Estimated completion of the Central Upgrade is Winter 2018/19. During the work, Central Library will remain open on our regular schedule.
Phase One includes furniture removal and the placement of partitions for work zones and public safety.
Patrons will be able to access Youth Services, the circulation service point, self-check machines, holds pick-up, and new books-browsing during the entire renovation process.
The following areas will be unavailable to the public during Phase One:
- First Floor Meeting Room
- Friends Bookstore*
- First Floor copier
- Circulation Alcove
- First Floor Welcome Desk
*The Friends of the Library will be unable to accept donations as of January 12. For updates on when book donations will begin, and for other ways to donate to the Friends, visit the Friends of the Arlington Public Library website. The Spring Friends Book Sale will be held April 5-7, 2018.