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Library Renovation 2012/2013

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Library Renovation 2012/2013

Books headed to the "mini-library" in Dobson Ice Arena are wrapped prior to move

Architect: Pam Hopkins of Snowdon and Hopkins Architects, P.C., the building's original architects.

Contractor: Evans Chaffee Construction Group (Todd Goulding)

Projected Dates of the Renovation:

  • Start of renovation: April 2, 2012
  • Library reopened: July 5, 2012

Highlights of the Renovation:

  • New shelving
  • New lighting
  • New carpet
  • Single service desk
  • Community Room upgrades
  • Additional technology center
  • New furnishings
  • Elevator and new enclosed stair on south end of galleria


Click here for the Grand Re-Opening Celebration Booklet

Town of Vail Grand Re-Opening Booklet Cover