Warren Library Expansion and Renovation Project

Architectural rendering of the Warren Library building project

Building Project Updates

PARKING LOT NOTICE: Fencing has been installed around the construction area for the Warren Library building project, including part of the parking lot. The parking lot’s Monroe Street entrance/exit will be closed throughout construction. During this time, the parking lot can be accessed via Washington Street only.

We thank you for your cooperation and patience as construction gets underway!

Building Project Overview

The Board of Trustees of the W-TCPL in early 2020 announced plans for a 14,800 sq. ft. one-story addition to be built onto the south side of the library in Warren. After some delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, construction began in spring 2021.

The addition will increase the library building’s size by about 25%, from 58,029 sq. ft. to about 72,000 sq. ft. The majority of the Warren Library’s new space will be utilized for the Children’s Department and the Teen Area to expand, offering enhanced programming and resources

Sections of the current building will also be renovated to better support the library’s increasing technology needs and the need for more flexible spaces and meeting rooms. The library will increase its number of meeting spaces from two to 11, with various size rooms to accommodate from 2 to 120 people.

The project is expected to take 18 months to complete.

Warren Library Expansion and Renovation Project News

03/29/2021 – Groundbreaking Ceremony Planned for Warren Library Building Project
03/15/2021 – Contract Awarded for Warren Library Building Project
02/24/2021 – Warren Library to Temporarily Close March 15 – 27, 2021
01/27/2021 – Plans Moving Forward for Warren Library Expansion
02/18/2020 – Library Board Announces Expansion Plans For Warren Library

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