A generous bequest was left to the Pequannock Township Public Library by the late Virginia Forde. The bequest was designated to cover the cost of an expansion to the Children’s Department, on the Newark Pompton Turnpike side of the building that will mirror the existing children’s wing.
The project is moving forward and any updates to the project will be noted on this page.
Grand opening celebration, 5/21/18:
Brick work has begun.
The bricks are here and electrical work is being done.
Roof work has begun!
Framing is almost complete!
Framing has begun!
The foundation has been poured.
Construction is under way! is getting ready to pour the cement for the foundation. You can see a larger version of the image above by clicking on it.
Update 8/9/2017: The construction fence is in place at the front of the Library. Reliable NYC reports that the building permits are under review at the Township.
Update 7/20/2017: Reliable NYC, LLC of Randolph NJ was awarded the contract for the project. More details to come in early August.
In the News:
“Construction of Pequannock Library Addition Set to Begin Soon” February 3, 2016:http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/morris/butler/2016/02/03/construction-of-pequannock-library-addition-set-to-begin-soon/94461306/
“Pequannock Library Looks to Expand” Monday, April 4, 2016:http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/morris/butler/2016/04/03/pequannock-library-looks-to-expand/94593948/