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September 27, 2018

Welcome back to Ridgedale Library

Eager to see and enjoy the renovated library, hundreds of patrons visited Ridgedale Library on reopening day, September 24.

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September 18, 2018

Celebrate the newly renovated Ridgedale Library

Join us to celebrate a ribbon-cutting ceremony with County Commissioner Jan Callison and Library Director Lois Langer Thompson on Monday, September 24, 5 p.m.

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July 5, 2018

Renovated Ridgedale Library to reopen in September

The library will reopen Monday, September 24, after a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5 p.m.

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January 22, 2018

Artist selected for Ridgedale Library

Minnesota artist Bebe Keith has been selected for the Ridgedale Library One Percent for Art public art project.

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November 16, 2017

Ridgedale Library Art Selection Committee meeting, November 21

The second meeting of the Art Selection Committee for Ridgedale Library will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 5-8 p.m. at Ridgedale Library.

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October 24, 2017

Ridgedale Library questions and answers for artists

A record of questions and answers from the Ridgedale Library informational meeting for artists on October 10 and a presentation about the project by the architect are now available.

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September 28, 2017

Call for artists for Ridgedale Library public art

An open call for artists for the Ridgedale Library One Percent for Art public art project will run from September 28–October 25.

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July 31, 2017

Ridgedale Library Art Selection Committee meeting, August 2

The first meeting of the Art Selection Committee for Ridgedale Library will be held on Wednesday, August 2 from 5-8 p.m. at Ridgedale Library.

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July 29, 2017

Holds pickup at Ridgedale Library during renovation

Library holds are still accessible at Ridgedale Library during its renovation. There is a holds pickup room accessible by your library card on the 2nd floor of the library.

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June 20, 2017

Ridgedale Library closed for a major renovation project on Sunday, July 9

Ridgedale Library closed for a major renovation on Sunday, July 9 at 5 p.m. Library holds and returns will remain available during the closure.

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June 16, 2016

Presentation from Ridgedale Library renovation open house

Members of the Ridgedale Library community learned about the results of a community survey and saw preliminary renovation designs on Tuesday, June 14.

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June 8, 2016

Ridgedale Library renovation project open house

Join us Tuesday, June 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Ridgedale Library to review preliminary designs for the library’s renovation project.

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December 14, 2015

Help us plan the Ridgedale Library renovation

The Ridgedale Library renovation will begin in 2017. Please take our survey to let us know how you use Ridgedale Library and where we can make improvements.

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