Westside residents are invited to offer their suggestions for the renovation of the Wayne Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library at a series of community meetings beginning on Wednesday, February 20 at the Wayne Branch, 198 S. Girls School Road.
These interactive meetings will led by architects of the $1.5 million project, R&B Architects of Indianapolis, to solicit ideas for the renovation’s design as well as services offered within the branch.
Community meetings are scheduled on the following dates and times:
Wednesday, February 20 from 3 – 4 p.m.
What would you like to see in the renovated Library?
Wednesday, March 27 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Learn about options for the renovated Library layout.
Wednesday, May 8 from 6 – 7 p.m.
Offer your reactions to the architect’s recommended layout.
The project will be the first major renovation since the 13,500-square-foot Wayne Branch opened in 1983. It will provide greater resources for learning, updated technology, and newer spaces for youth programming, job skills counseling and collections.
Construction is scheduled to begin in the fall of this year, with completion scheduled in the fall of 2020.
This and other capital projects identified in the Library’s Strategic Plan are funded from individual bonds approved by the Indianapolis City-Council Council totaling over $58 million to be assessed with no increase in the Library's current debt service tax rate.
Follow the progress of the Wayne renovation by visiting www.indypl.org/locations/wayne.