Come help us celebrate a year in our new home! Join us Saturday, April 8 from 10:30am to 3pm for a fun open house celebration. See what we’ve done, learn about the wide array of library offerings, enjoy a little music in the stacks, record your memories of the historic Hudson Armory, have some refreshments, and help us CELEBRATE! Regular library programs and services will be available this day as well, but it will not be a regular day at the library (expect some noise!).
Saturday June 22, 2013
Over 300 people came to the Armory to see the plans for the future library in the Armory (Fifth and State Streets). The event featured a layout of the main areas of the library on the floor of the Drill Shed (the 10,000 square foot main room) with large drawings and illustrations of the design. In addition to brief presentations at the six stops on the tour, the architect Vincent Benic was available for further discussion and questions. See the pictures >>>>> Continue reading
Come to the Armory to Learn about the New Library
The open house will feature a layout of the new library, a joint project with the Galvan Foundation.There will be displays of large drawings showing details and views of the many features of the new library.
Take a guided tour with 6 stops from the new plaza and entry on State St. through the Children’s, Adult, And Teen sections. Learn about the Popular Library and History Room. Finish the tour in the 1,200 sq. ft. Community Room.
Meet the architect Vincent Benic and his team. Talk with Staff and Trustees of the Library.
Bring the whole family – lemonade and cookies at the end of the tour.
Open House – Armory – 5th & State St Hudson Saturday June 22, 2013 11am to 2pm
The design of the new library at the Armory (5th and State Streets.) is almost complete. A design review was held recently in NYC with the architect Vincent Benic and his team (Winnie Moy and Lauren Printz). Dan Kent from the Galvan Foundation and Theresa Parsons, Mark Orton, and Library Director Emily Chameides attending.
With a just a few items outstanding the final cost estimates will be completed and we will be ready for the job of creating the detailed construction documents.