Two weeks until the NEW Edgewater Library opens

Mark your calendars now for these important dates

We're just two weeks away from celebrating the grand opening celebration of the new Edgewater Library in Edgewater’s new Civic Center, 1800 Harlan Street, from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18.

Mark your calendars now for these important dates:

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m.  Existing Edgewater Library Closes
In preparation for the event, the existing library at 5843 W 25th close its doors at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14. A book return will be available outside the existing library throughout the weekend, and fines will not be assessed on materials due for return during the closure.

Sunday, Nov. 18,  2 - 6 p.m. Grand Opening Celebration
Be treated to a host of fun activities and tours of the Library and Edgewater’s new police station, recreation center, city council chambers and city offices. Show us (or sign up for) a library card and be entered into a drawing to win an iPad or one of five Fire HD8 Tablets. The drawing closes and 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18; prizes will be awarded in a random drawing; and winners will be notified Monday, Nov. 26.

Monday, Nov. 19, 8 a.m. New Edgewater Library opens
The new library opens with major enhancements, including:

  • More materials and resources in English and Spanish
  • A certified Family Place™ Library
  • Dedicated spaces for kids, teens and adults
  • A quiet reading room (with fireplace feature)
  • Expanded access to technology (9 public computers, 16 laptops, wireless hot spots for checkout and collaborative technology in all study rooms)
  • Expanded service hours: open 65 hours/week

New library hours:

  • 9-8 Monday through Thursday
  • 9-5 Friday and Saturday
  • Noon – 5 Sunday

For more information, please visit https://jeffcolibrary.org/edgewater-project/.