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Building Renovation Bid Day

The Downers Grove Public Library successfully opened a second round of sealed competitive bids on its renovation project on February 21.  Multiple firms competed in all ten construction specialty areas.  The construction budget estimate, compiled by Construction Management firm Shales McNutt, was $1,714,477.  The combined total of the ten apparent low bids was $1,711,172, a margin of 0.2%.

Shales McNutt will immediately review the apparent low bids to confirm that they are complete and accurate.  They expect to complete this process and report their work to the Downers Grove Public Library Board of Trustees on Wednesday, March 5.  They will follow this report with recommendations on the awarding of contracts in time for the Board's regular monthly meeting on March 26.

Construction is expected to begin in mid-April, with project completion scheduled for mid-September.

Renovation information can be found here.

Coming Soon: The New DGlibrary.org

We've redesigned our website from the ground up with the aim of making library use as easy, and as fun, as possible! We are so excited to show it off! Stay tuned.

Tax Forms

Limited amounts of federal and Illinois State tax forms are available at the Ask Us Desk on the second floor. We are also able to print off any additional tax forms at the Ask Us Desk.

Now Open: Lynda.com

We are excited to announce that we now offer access to computer tutorial giant Lynda.com! Lynda is an industry leader in online tutorials, teaching everything from basic program use to in-depth coding languages. Learn something new today!

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