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St. Charles library to be closed next week

Published: Monday, March 17, 2014 1:54 p.m. CDT

ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Library will be closed during its renovation project, beginning Monday, March 24 through Friday, March 28. The library is scheduled to reopen at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 29. The library is at 1 S. Sixth Ave., St. Charles.

During the course of remodeling, the construction crew found asbestos in the vinyl composite tile in the Reference/Info Commons area, according to a news release issued by the library. In order to continue with the renovations in this area, abatement is required, the release stated.

"To ensure the health and safety of our patrons and staff, the library will be closed," the release stated.

Due dates for library material checked out from now until March 24 have an extended loan period and will not be due until the library reopens. Any fines accrued for items due during the week of March 24 will be waived. During the closing, books and media items borrowed from the library may be returned using any of the library’s four outdoor book drop locations. Patrons can monitor the library’s website at www.stcharleslibrary.org for updates on construction progress.

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