Library banner on the Armory on State St. Hudson NY

Armory Project Update & Open House

Library banner on the Armory on State St. Hudson NYThe 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.

Construction Starts

Construction is still targeted to begin this Fall.

Mark Your Calendars: Open House at the Armory Saturday June 22, 2013

The Capital Campaign Committee of the Board of Trustees will hold an open house for the community on Saturday 6/22/13 from 11am to 2pm. People will be able to tour a layout of the new library, view large drawings and watch projections of the plans. Guides will be on hand to lead visitors through the design and explain many of its features. The event is designed for families so bring along the kids.

More information will be provided in the near future.

Here a few photographs taken recently in the Armory by local resident Annik La Farge. (Click on the images to see them full size.)

Drill shedfrom above by AnnikLaFarge 05102013
Drill Shed – new entrance will be on right.


Fireplace community room by AnnikLaFarge
Fireplace in the community room


spiral stair to classrooms and offices on mezzanine AnnikLaFarge 05102013
Spiral stair to classrooms and offices on mezzanine.


StoryTime nook by AnnikLaFarge 05102013
Future childrens story time nook.