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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Washington County celebrates Valley Library with Grand Opening Ceremony

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Washington County Library held a grand opening ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 11 to celebrate the newly-renovated Valley Library, which is located next door to its previous space in Lakeland Plaza. Partners and community members were invited to visit the libr...

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Building for the Future: Valley Library
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Valley Library grand opening celebration January 11

public computers at Valley Library

The newly-renovated Valley Library will host a grand opening celebration on Saturday, January 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

To celebrate the new library, community members are invited to join county officials and library staff for a ribbon cutting ce...

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Building for the Future: Valley Library
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Shelves going up at renovated Valley Library

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On Thursday, December 5, library staff and community partners toured the renovated Valley Library where shelves and furniture were being installed.

Valley Library will be closed December 18-21 while books and other materials are moved from the current spac...

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Building for the Future: Valley Library
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Valley Library to close December 18-20 for move to new space

children's area under construction at Valley Library

Renovations at Valley Library are on schedule, and staff are planning the logistics of moving into the new space and organizing an opening celebration in the new year. There are a few key dates over the next month for Valley Library users: 

  • Decemb...
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Building for the Future: Valley Library
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Valley Library renovation on schedule

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Renovation at Valley Library began in early September and is on schedule to be completed in December.

Drywall, paint, and tile have been completed. Contractors have also installed all cabinets and counter tops.

The ceiling grid in the back of the library is...

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Building for the Future: Valley Library
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Valley Library remodel set to begin September 9

front of current Valley Library and new space

Renovation of a new home for Valley Library is set to begin on September 9 and should be finished by late-November. 

In July, the Washington County Board of Commissioners approved a construction agreement with Kraus-Anderson to relocate and expand...

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Building for the Future: Valley Library
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Kraus-Anderson will construct new Valley Library next door to current site

new Valley Library location in Lakeland Plaza

On July 9, the Washington County Board of Commissioners approved a construction agreement with Kraus-Anderson for $836,580 to relocate and expand Valley Library in Lakeland Plaza, where the library is now.

The new location will be directly adjacent to the ...

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Building for the Future: Valley Library
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Board of Commissioners will consider moving Valley Library within Lakeland Plaza

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At an upcoming meeting, the Washington County Board of Commissioners will consider moving Valley Library to a new location in Lakeland Plaza rather than expand the library through renovation.

In November 2018, the Board of Commissioners approved a new 10-y...

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Building for the Future: Valley Library
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Target Completion Date: Summer 2018

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Valley Library has been in its current location in Lakeland for close to 30 years. The current location needs physical improvements for energy efficiency, accessibility, and to address general wear and tear of the building. The library space needs improve...

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Building for the Future: Valley Library