All posts for the month October, 2014

west01After this 2.9 million dollar renovation, this Lucas County library (1320 Sylvania Avenue) now ranks among the most technologically advanced branches in the county system.

Upgrades included:

– remodeled and upgraded gathering spaces,
– building addition
– a 2,500-square-foot addition for a new children’s section
– use of a 3-D printer
– a new elevator for patrons
– mechanical, electrical, and technology upgrades

The branch’s historic features were preserved during this process, original fireplaces and windows were retained and refurbished.

Toledo Blade Article: West Toledo’s technologically advanced library retains its neighborhood charm
Toledo Free Press Article:  West Toledo Library blends past with digital future
Toledo Blade Article on the tree sculptures: Tree sculptures to adorn Toledo Library
Toledo Blade Article on the revamp:  West Toledo library to get revamp

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