Crews making progress on Sumner Library renovation project

Noticeable progress has been made on the Sumner Library renovation project since the last update. Recent work highlights include:

  • Wall framing completed; drywall in progress
  • Spray insulation added to ceiling above new study rooms where vermiculite was removed
  • Window restoration in historic portions of building continues, with many units already restored
  • Installation of new fire sprinkler system for the main level in progress
  • Adaptation of existing wood shelves to work with new shelving system
  • Installation of magnet board in teen area
  • Framing of new wellness room completed

Upcoming Work

As we move further into spring, exterior work will begin, including masonry repairs and roof replacement.

Project updates

Construction is projected to finish in fall 2024 with an anticipated reopening soon after. Interested in receiving future updates on the project? Subscribe to the Sumner Library updates email list or visit the Sumner Library building project page.