Plans for the rebuilding of Avis Williams Library

The county is planning to tear down and completely rebuild the Avis Williams Library. It's a complete replacement facility. The square footage is to go from 9,335 sq. ft. to 18,000 sq. ft, with construction to begin this year and end in 2008. The library Web site has the bond referendum summary which lists this as one of the funded projects from the facilities plan: http://dekalblibrary.org/new/bond.htm And there's the full facilities plan, which has some discussion implying the new building should/will be 2-story on the same footprint: "Because of the restricted 1.335 acre site, building replacement is the preferred solution. The existing building cannot support a second floor, and lateral expansion would consume too many parking spaces. A new 18,000 square foot branch may have to be a two floor facility with no more than a 13,000 to 14,000 square foot footprint. " http://dekalblibrary.org/new/FacilitiesPlan. pdf from Nancy Barber, a nearby neighbor...