Will an alternative library facility be available tebresidents who frequently use this specific facility for the 2+ years that it will be closed? Thx
A temporary library
location will be set up in the Central Library neighbourhood to house some
popular materials and customer holds and to act as a drop off spot. Details on the
location will be available as soon as it is confirmed. In addition, Mississauga Valley,
Cooksville and Woodlands libraries are the closest locations to Central
Library. For a complete listing, operating hours and contact information for
all Mississauga libraries you can visit mississaugalibrary.ca/locations.
Instead of just a library renovation, why isn't it re-developed as a library-cum-community centre similar to Erin Meadows, Courtneypark and MacKechnie? Tens of thousands of residents are expected to move into City Centre over the next couple of decades, yet the area - fastest growing in Mississauga - lacks a community centre. The shortsightedness and poor planning is very disappointing.
expansion of the City Centre and its growing population is a key reason that
Central Library is undergoing a major renovation. The renovated Mississauga
Central Library will address community needs such as providing space for
residents to gather, connect, attend programs and run events.
Valley Community Centre, located only 2 km from Central Library, will continue
to provide amenities such as an indoor pool, gymnasium, ice rink, fitness
centre and space available for rent. In addition, as part of the Vision Cooksville
project, a future Cooksville Community Centre and Library facility is being
studied in order to provide more community, recreation and library space for
During the renovation process, will the Central Library book collection be available for research and browsing? If not, will the books still be available for holds?
Some Central Library popular materials such as fiction
books, DVDs and video games will be distributed to other Mississauga Library
locations for borrowing and browsing. A temporary library location will be set
up in the Central Library neighbourhood to house some popular materials and
customer holds. We will announce the new temporary location as soon as details
are available. Other materials will be placed in storage until the Central
What is the nearest library area residents will be using during the renovation
Mississauga Valley, Cooksville and Woodlands libraries are
the closest locations to Central Library. For a complete listing, operating hours
and contact information for all Mississauga libraries you can visit mississaugalibrary.ca/locations.
Is the part from celebration square to library going to be accessible? How would events work during the summer time where people use library as a way to cool down and washroom?
Celebration Square will remain in use and accessible during
the library renovations. The library parking garage will remain open throughout
construction, with some periodic disruptions. Outdoor washrooms and access to
the Mississauga Civic Centre will be available to Celebration Square visitors.