Fulton County ibrary system to close seven libraries for renovation

Seven libraries will close this month for renovations.
Seven libraries will close this month for renovations.

As four public libraries prepare to close for renovation this week, part of the ongoing Library Renovation Project, patrons are reminded to transfer hold items, locate a nearby library to return library materials and search for library programs at http://afpls.org/locations or use the Library System’s library locator tool to search for an alternate library, according to a press release.

The Sandy Springs, Southwest Atlanta, Kirkwood and Washington Park Libraries will close to the public on Wednesday, Aug. 8, while the Dogwood, Roswell and West End Libraries will close to the public on Tuesday, Aug. 21, to begin extensive renovation work, as part of the Library’s Capital Improvement Program, Phase II project.

All seven libraries began exterior construction work earlier this summer in preparation for closing of the branches in August.

Renovations are expected to take three to nine months, depending on size and scope of the project. During construction library service will be available at the following nearby locations:

For Sandy Springs and Roswell libraries:

· East Roswell Library, 2301 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell

· Alpharetta Library, 10 Park Plaza, Alpharetta

· Milton Library, 855 Mayfield Rd., Milton

· Buckhead Library, 269 Buckhead Ave. NE, Atlanta

For Dogwood, Southwest, Kirkwood, Washington Park and West End Libraries:

· Metropolitan Library, 1332 Metropolitan Parkway, Atlanta

· Southeast Library, 1463 Pryor Road, Atlanta

· Wolf Creek Library, 3100 Enon Road, Atlanta

· South Fulton Library, 4055 Flat Shoals Road, Union City

All dates are subject to change.

Information: www.afpls.org/news/2193-library-renovation-project-update or 404-613-READ(7323).