On March 9, the Avondale Branch Library celebrated 100 years of service to the community from its beautiful Carnegie-funded building.
In honor of the branch’s centennial anniversary, the Public Library will launch an accessibility project. This construction project will open the Avondale Branch Library’s doors to everyone by adding an alternative entrance, elevator, and two new bathrooms that will remove physical barriers to library service. Additional enhancements will include:
Project Design and Timeline
K-4 Architects are designing the ADA improvements. Project construction is estimated to take eight months, including six months for exterior work and another two months for interior renovations. The branch will remain open during this period, although some programs may be curtailed. The accessibility project is scheduled to be completed in early 2014.
Check out the architects’ rendering for a sneak peak of how the new entrance and addition will look from Mann Place.