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Anaheim Central Library to be Renovated Teen/adult library services temporarily relocated during construction; Children's room will remain open at Central Library location
ANAHEIM, CA - (November 4, 2009) - On Monday November 9, the Anaheim Central Library (500 W. Broadway) facility will begin a renovation project, and during the six months of construction, Central Library services will be coordinated between two locations.  Please note the temporary changes.

During construction, the Mary Nocolai Children’s Room at Central Library will remain open and will continue to provide service to families, parents and children from preschool through 8th grade. 

Adult/teen library services, however, will be relocated to a temporary facility, at 290 S. Anaheim Blvd., which is two blocks east of Central Library and next to City Hall.  Public parking at this facility will be available at the corner of Anaheim Blvd. and 42nd St., as well in the parking structure behind City Hall.

The adult/teen library facility will offer computer use, but Wi-Fi service will not be available.  This facility will house selected popular and new books, magazines and DVDs for browsing and borrowing.  The entire collection will not be relocated, but individual titles can be requested in advance at either facility or online and picked up the next day from either the Anaheim Blvd. or the Broadway facility.  Please call before pick-up to ensure the book is available (714-765-1810).  An exterior book drop will be available at both locations.

Hours at the Central Library (500 S. Broadway) housing the Children’s Room will be:
          Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday:  10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
          Thursday, Friday:  11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
          Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Hours at the temporary facility (290 S. Anaheim Blvd.) housing teen/adult services will be: 
          Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday:  10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
          Thursday, Friday:  11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
          Saturday:  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

For one-stop full library service to all age groups and free Wi-Fi access, Anaheim Central patrons are encouraged to “check out” other Anaheim Library branches during the renovation. Please call the individual libraries for hours and services.

Canyon Hills Library:  400 Scout Trail, Anaheim, CA 92807, (714) 974-7630
East Anaheim Library:  8201 Santa Ana Canyon Rd., Anaheim, CA  92808, (714) 765-3887
Euclid Library:  1340 South Euclid, Anaheim, CA 92802, (714) 765-3625
Haskett Library:   2650 W. Broadway, Anaheim, CA 92804, (714) 765-5075
Sunkist Library:   901 South Sunkist, Anaheim, CA 92806, (714) 765-3576

For more information on the Central Library renovation and hours and locations of other Anaheim Libraries, call 714-765-1810 or visit the Library’s Web site at www.anaheim.net, keyword “library”.

 


Media Contact: Ruth Ruiz 714.765.5060more city news

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