Renovations News and Updates

The Library plans to remain open for the duration of the renovation; however, there may be times when some services could be disrupted. Please check back here often for renovation news and updates.

Change to Our Meeting Room Procedures — 07-01-2019

The upcoming renovation of Shaker Library will transform your library for the twenty-first century. During the renovation project, access to some spaces may sometimes be limited. We are working to ensure that any meeting room you reserve will be available when you need it. Therefore, beginning July 1 meeting room reservations may be made no more than three months in advance, instead of up to six months in advance. Thank you for your understanding during this exciting time. Meeting Room Information.

Library Selects Architect for Library Renovation and Repair Project — 05-28-2019

The Library Board selected Bialosky Cleveland as the architect for the Main Library renovation project. Because of needed repairs to the building, particularly the building envelope, it is essential to ensure that the team providing services for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP), structural, civil and building envelope services are highly qualified and experienced in similar projects. Bialosky Cleveland has significant in-house MEP expertise and will be using Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates for building envelope services. Read press release.

Library Hires Owner’s Representative —01-28-2019

The Library Board hired RFC Contracting, Inc. as the Owner’s Representative for the Main Library renovation. RFC has extensive experience providing Owner’s Representative services on public projects, including for public libraries.