Sunday, March 4, 2012

ALBANY LIBRARY OFFICIALS PLAN CHANGES, ONE-DAY CLOSURE.(Local)

Byline: Aimee Bena Staff writer

The main branch of the Albany Public Library, at 161 Washington Ave., will be closed for one day next month while about 55 staff workers rearrange and reshelve more than 200,000 books in the the first floor's adult book collection.

"It's entirely for the convenience of the people," library Director William O'Connor said of the changes, to be completed July 6. "Librarians quickly learn the ins and outs, but we always have to be thinking of the people who are coming in, and how easy the library will be for them to use."

The oversized book collection will be reorganized to make those books easierto find, the fiction …

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