The West Carrollton branch of the Dayton Metro Library will close next month as remodeling and expansion begins.
Work is expected to take nearly a year.
The branch at the West Carrollton Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave., will close Sept. 2 to expand from 10,000 to 15,000 square feet as part of the library system’s upgrades throughout Montgomery County.
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They are being funded by a $187 million bond issue approved in 2012.
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The remodeled library will include a Quiet Reading Room, a large Community Room and Group Study Rooms, a fireplace and dedicated spaces for Children and Teens, according to the library system.
Seven other branch projects remain. Others on the near horizon include a new Southeast Dayton Branch, which combines the current East and Belmont Branch Libraries, the West Branch uniting Madden Hills and Westwood, and renovation of the Wilmington-Stroop Branch in Kettering, officials said.
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While the West Carrollton Branch Library is closed, patrons are encouraged to visit the Miami Township Branch at 2718 Lyons Road, the Miamisburg Branch at 545 E. Linden Avenue, or the Kettering-Moraine Branch at 3496 Far Hills Avenue – all of which have been recently renovated and upgraded.
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