Thursday, April 18, 2013

BJL redevelopment update 18 April 2013

What’s going on?

·         The book moves from the third and fourth floors are almost complete and they are now shelved in their temporary location on the ground floor in the decant area adjacent to the reception desk.  This area will be fully accessible from Monday 22 April

·         There will be a large floor plan as you go through the doors into the decant space showing the layout and where the books are shelved.  Library staff will be happy to help users to find the items they are looking for

·         The third and fourth floor refurbishment is underway and these floors are expected to be reopened at the end of July

·         The location of books in the redeveloped Library can be found on the Redevelopment web site at

·         The tunnel through the link between the east and west buildings has been erected and work has begun on the construction of the atrium

When’s it happening?

·         The ground floor decant area will be open from Monday 22 April

Work has already begun on the refurbishment of the third and fourth floors which will be reopened in late July