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Enoch Pratt selects temporary home for Central Library books
Enoch Pratt selects temporary home for Central Library books

Some of the 1.4 million books housed at the central branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library are set to move to less distinguished digs: a 40,000-square-foot space in a Westport warehouse. The temporary relocation is expected to start in the spring, as work gets underway on a nearly $115 million renovation of the central library building, said Enoch Pratt Director of Communications Roswell Encina. The project, planned to proceed in stages and finish in 2018, includes new bathrooms, mechanical systems, restoration of the architecture and updates to the property's technology capabilities. The 1930s-era building is to remain open to patrons during the renovation, with a selection of...

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