Ridgedale Library building project


2017: Construction

About the project

Construction for Ridgedale Library’s renovation begins in July 2017. Although the library will be closed until summer 2018, library holds pickup and returns will still be available.

Improvements will include:

  • New roof and new cooling and heating systems
  • New windows
  • New automated materials handling system
  • Refurbished parking lot 
  • More open floor plan with lower shelving and access to natural light and the outdoor environment
  • A variety of seating styles and reading areas
  • New lighting, furniture, and greater access to technology
  • Additional meeting and private study rooms
  • Separate and enhanced children’s areas for toddler/preschool, school-age, and teens
  • New gathering spaces and sensory and wellness rooms


June 20, 2017

Ridgedale Library to close for major renovation project on Sunday, July 9

Ridgedale Library will close for a major renovation on Sunday, July 9 at 5 p.m. Library holds and returns will remain available during the closure.

June 16, 2016

Presentation from Ridgedale Library renovation open house

Members of the Ridgedale Library community learned about the results of a community survey and saw preliminary renovation designs on Tuesday, June 14.

June 8, 2016

Ridgedale Library renovation project open house

Join us Tuesday, June 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Ridgedale Library to review preliminary designs for the library’s renovation project.