Monday, April 5, 2010

North Avenue and Westover Hills Libraries to Close for Renovations

Two Richmond public libraries are closing this week to allow for substantial renovations. North Avenue Library will close for renovations at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, and Westover Hills Library will close at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 10. Both locations are expected to re-open in November of this year.

To assist residents affected by the North Avenue Library closure, a temporary site with limited services will be opened at the former Norrell Elementary School, 2100 Fendall Avenue, on Monday, April 19. Hours of operation are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.

To assist residents affected by the Westover Hills library closure, Belmont Library, 3100 Ellwood Avenue, will expand its Monday and Wednesday hours of operations by two hours. Beginning Monday, April 12, Belmont Library will operate from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays (previously open from Noon to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays); 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays; and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.

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