Blog Purpose

The Clifton Public Library is pleased to announce the impending renovation of our Allwood Branch Library, located at 44 Lyall Road. It's our intention to use this blog to provide the community with timely updates in our remodeling process.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Grand Reopening Pictures

We enjoyed a wonderful turnout for the grand reopening despite the bad weather. Among those present were library staff members (past and present); trustees from the Library Board; Mayor Anzaldi, City Manager Villano, city council members and department heads; Friends of the Clifton Library; members of the Women's Club of Allwood; children and teachers from School #9; library volunteers; the architects, contractors and furniture space planners who worked on the project; PalsPlus staff and directors from member libraries; our State Librarian and others representing library organizations around the state; and of course, the valued members of the community who make use of and support the Clifton Public Library.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Finally complete!

After several months of closure and even more time planning behind the scenes, the Allwood Branch renovation is finally complete! Here are some pictures of the finished product.

New circulation area, ready for the ribbon cutting

Computer room entry and print area

Fiction, Mysteries, Large Print; tables with outlets and USB chargers

Magazines and newspapers

Quiet Room with study carrels, armchairs, and counters

Teen area furniture

View towards new Children's Room

New Children's Room

Children's room magnet board

Children's room Lego & train table

Children's room whimsy

Biographies and nonfiction

Media shelving (CDs, audiobooks, DVDs)
New bench at entry