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Key Center library to reopen ahead of schedule with improvements

Post by Steve Maynard / The News Tribune on Dec. 19, 2012 at 11:47 am with No Comments »
December 19, 2012 12:05 pm

The Key Center Pierce County Library in Lakebay will reopen ahead of schedule on Feb. 4 with more computers, faster Wi-Fi service and more usable space.

The library has been closed since Nov. 14 for the improvements. It was originally scheduled to reopen Feb. 27.

Here’s the news release:

TACOMA – Good news! Key Center Pierce County Library, located at 8905 KPN, Lakebay, plans to reopen earlier than planned, on Monday, Feb. 4, nearly a month ahead of schedule.

Work to make improvements at Key Center Library has gone much faster than planned.

The library will be closed through Feb. 3. Until then, residents may come on board the Explorer Kids’ Bookmobile and check out books, movies, audiobooks and other items. The bookmobile will be at Key Peninsula Civic Center, 17010 S. Vaughn Road.

• Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

• Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

People can also use computers for free inside the civic center, on a first come, first served basis for 30 minutes-1 hour.

• Monday-Wednesday 12-5 p.m.

• Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

The library has been closed for improvements to bring customers improved service. During the closure, workers are making the lobby area into usable library space, adding computers and a movie machine, and speeding up Wi-Fi access.

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