Fair Oaks Library expansion, renovation anticipated to begin Feb. 1

Fair Oaks Library expansion, renovation to begin next month

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The project to expand and renovate the Redwood City Library’s Fair Oaks Branch is scheduled to begin later this month, the city announced today.

The construction will expand the library at 2510 Middlefield Road from 3,200 to 3,800 square feet. Renovations for make way for a teen space with new technology and furniture, a Bilingual Farmers Market Truck interactive play area for early literacy skills and nutrition education, new adult seating for studying, new carpet and upholstery library-wide and more.

During construction, which is anticipated to begin Feb. 1, the Fair Oaks Library will be closed. A temporary, more limited library space will open next door on Feb. 5 in the Fair Oaks Community Center at 2600 Middlefield Road.

The renovated Fair Oaks Branch Library is expected to reopen in June.

Funding for the renovation and expansion come from County of San Mateo Measure K funding, with additional support from the city and Redwood City Library Foundation.

For more information, visit the Fair Oaks Branch Library project webpage here.