Community Invited to Celebrate Start of Olney Library Renovation
Residents are invited to a ceremony to mark the start of construction for the Olney Library renovation project on Sunday, February 26 at 1 p.m. at 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Rd. The event will take place rain or shine. Montgomery County Public Libraries Director Parker Hamilton and Department of General Services Director David Dise will greet attendees and offer brief remarks.
The library renovation is expected to take about 18 months and will expand the 16,825 square-foot structure by 4,260 square feet, replace the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system; bring all building systems up to building and energy codes; replace the windows and doors; install a new roof and new interior finishes; improve pedestrian safety and walkways; and improve exterior lighting and stormwater management. The renovation will provide an expanded children’s room, new teen space, group study rooms and a children’s program room. The number of tables and chairs will be increased a ...more