Library Construction

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Construction of the new 55,000 sq. ft., two-story Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library is underway! If you drive past the worksite, located at 1250 SW District Drive, you'll see that the site is bustling with activity, construction crews and equipment.

 The new Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library is expected to open late fall 2019:
• New large facility more than double the size of the current library — 55,000 square feet!
• 14 study/conference rooms.
• Drive-up book drop.
• Automated materials handler to process returned items quickly and return to the shelves.
• Children’s and teen program rooms.
• Lots of areas for individual and small group seating.
• Large meeting room with seating availability for 300 people and ability to be divided into three separate rooms.
• Variety of meeting spaces available to the public for rent.

 Check out this time lapse video of construction so far!