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Chemistry Library Construction
Construction began Fall 2005, and is projected to be done Summer 2006.

Photo credit: Stan Smith

New Library Plans | Construction Photos

 

Construction Photos  
The first step was removal of asbestos tile on the floor.
Asbestos
Construction area on north side of Noyes Lab.
(11/20/2005)
Construction area
Outside wall between old and new parts of Noyes Lab. New doors will be cut through the brick wall. (11/20/2005) Outside wall
This will be the east end of the new library. The space used to be p-chem offices, conference room, and research lab.
(12/03/2005)
East end of new library
Site of future entry to the new Chemistry Library.
(12/17/2005)
Future entry
Here is the new door to the library from the west hall ... a little paint
would help!
(1/14/2006)
New door
Ceiling ducts
(3/07/2006)
New windows
(3/07/2006)
Studs going up
(3/07/2006)

More studs going up
(3/07/2006)

Classroom shelves
(05/10/2006)
shelves

The stairs leading to the lower level of the existing library
(05/12/2006)

library stairs
Drywall is up
(6/01/2006)
Drywall
More drywall
(6/01/2006)
More drywall
The circulation desk
(6/01/2006)
Circ desk
Circulation desk drywalled
(6/01/2006)
Circ desk drywalled
The new entrance
(6/01/2006)
New entrance
All the walls are in
(6/01/2006)
Walls are in
Tina Chrzastowski's future office
(6/06/2006)
Tina's office
Classroom shelves
(06/09/2006)
shelves
Librarian office walls going up
(6/10/2006)
Walls going up
It was a wall, but now it's going to be a door to the library
(6/17/2006)
New door
The middle of the flooring proccess
(6/17/2006)
New floor
First floor wall
(06/21/2006)
wall
The library hallway
(06/21/2006)
hall stuff
The main door frame
(6/28/2006)
New door frame
The new cabinets
(6/28/2006)
New cabinets
The north room
(6/28/2006)
North room
The new shelves
(6/28/2006)
New shelves
More shelves are up
(7/01/2006)
More new shelves
The circulation desk
(7/01/2006)
Circ desk
The south room
(7/01/2006)
South room

The work station
(07/07/06)

Libworkstat
The circulation desk
(07/07/06)
libcircdesk
Behind the circulation desk
(07/07/06)
libcircdesk
Tina's office
(07/07/06)
tina
The stacks
(07/07/06)
stacks
More of the stacks
(07/07/06)
stacks
The library circulation desk
(07/07/2006)
circ desk
The new book return (unstained).
(07/15/2006)
The circulation desk and work area.
(07/15/2006)
More of t he circulation desk and work area. The lights wil eventually be higher above the counter.
(07/15/2006)
The main doors.
(07/15/2006)
Moving books from the old shelves to the new shelves.
(07/19/2006)
More moving of the books from the old shelves to the new shelves.
(07/19/2006)

Figuring out how much extra space to have on each shelf.
(07/19/2006)

The old library sign.
(07/19/2006)
Most of the reference books have been moved to the new location.
(07/19/2006)

Row after row of empty shelves..
(07/19/2006)

Tina looks fondly at the old library tables.
(07/19/2006)
Getting down to the last of the monographs.
(07/19/2006)
The new employee desks.
(07/21/2006)
Tina's office, sans furniture.
(07/21/2006)
Empty shelves in the old space.
(07/21/2006)
Rows of empty shelves in the old space.
(07/21/2006)
The old iron shelves from the old library space.
(07/21/2006)
The empty library space - this used to be the books stacks.
(07/24/2006)
It's official!
(07/24/2006)

New Library Plans