Yes. The design is a direct result of community input sessions, which were held in the summer of 2019.
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The new Midlothian Library will be 25,000 square feet. It will be located on the same site as the current library, which will be removed to make way for the new facility.
The building closed at the end of 2021. Construction should start in mid-2022. The new facility should open in the winter of 2023/2024.
In addition to offering all the services available at the current Midlothian Library, the new facility will have the following amenities:
Yes! The new facility will include collaborative study and meeting spaces for in-person and virtual meetings as well as a large community meeting room. The spaces will have state of the art technology to facilitate meetings and collaboration.
Yes. The location is noted on the site plan.
Absolutely! Photovoltaic panels (a type of solar panel), natural daylighting, and native plantings are all integral components of the design.
During construction all other library locations of Chesterfield County Public Library are open. North Courthouse Road Library, Clover Hill Library and Bon Air Library are within 10 miles of Midlothian Library. Visit library.chesterfield.gov/locations for a map.