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La Mirada Makes Progress with Library Renovations

LIBRARY RENOVATIONS:The project team completes the first phase of the project which includes the removal of the interior walls and fixtures.

LIBRARY RENOVATIONS: The project team completes the first phase of the project which includes the removal of the interior walls and fixtures.

 

 

Staff Report

As part of Supervisor Don Knabe’s “Operation Libraries” project, over $45 million is being invested into the restoration of County libraries in the Fourth Supervisorial District, including $4 million to renovate the La Mirada Library.

The City is managing the design and construction of the renovation project and the library will be returned to the County following completion of the work.  Emar Studio for Public Architecture is the architect on the project and Citadel CPM, Inc. is the construction management firm.

The project will be completed in two phases, a demolition phase and a construction phase.  The project team has completed the first phase of the project which included the removal of the majority of the interior walls and fixtures.

The architect also prepared plans and specifications for the second phase. Work includes modifications to the lighting and ceiling; new carpet, paint, and service desks; improvements to electrical, mechanical, and telecommunications infrastructure; installation of new furniture, fixtures, equipment, and signage; replacement of all existing window framing and panels with energy efficient dual glazing; and required ADA upgrades.

The City Council recently awarded the contract to The Nazerian Group. Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin in mid-April.

The temporary library is located on the lower level of the La Mirada Resource Center, 13710 La Mirada Boulevard. The library operates at the following hours:

Monday – Closed

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday – noon to 5 p.m.

Saturday – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday – Closed

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