The facility occupied by the Main Library, located at 16500 Van Aken Boulevard, is owned by the City of Shaker Heights and is leased by the Shaker Heights Public Library. The leased premises consist of the library building, the staff parking lot, and the six-foot perimeter around the building, including the walkway, ramp, and steps adjacent to the entrance. The Library has also been allocated 100 parking spaces in the main parking lot.
The City is responsible for the repair, replacement and maintenance, including ice and snow removal, of all public parking areas, driveways, sidewalks and landscaped areas adjacent to the Library premises.
The Library is responsible for all maintenance, improvements, and repairs of the leased premises.
The Bertram Woods Branch Library building and adjacent property is owned by the Library and the Library is responsible for all maintenance, improvements, and repairs of the facility.
Approved by the Shaker Heights Public Library Board of Trustees 5/11/2010, 6/18/2012, 5/16/2016