Burbank Library: Planned Closure for Renovations


An Important Announcement from Portland Public Library:

  • The Burbank Branch will close for renovations on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 5 pm. PPL anticipates that the building will be closed for approximately seven months.  They plan to reopen mid-2016.

    Planned renovations will provide:

    ·         updated heating/air conditioning; electrical; technology

    ·         accessibility improvements (elevator to replace stairlift)

    ·         energy conservation

    ·         improved flow and browsing experience in the building

    ·         improved ergonomics for handling the immense flow of materials through the branch

    Starting Monday, December 7, PPL will offer expanded service of 47 open hours per week at  Riverton Branch, located at 1600 Forest Avenue:

    Monday               1-6pm

    Tuesday               10am-7pm

    Wednesday        10am- 6pm

    Thursday             10am-8pm

    Friday                    10am-6pm

    Saturday              10am-5pm

    Members of the Burbank Branch team will help staff Riverton during this period, and portions of the Burbank collection will also temporarily relocate to Riverton. Other Burbank collection items will be available upon request via the Library’s online catalog, and you can indicate your preferred pickup location: Riverton Branch, the Main Library, or Peaks Island branch.


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