The construction tender closed November 21, 2018. CCM Construction Ltd (CCM), a Vancouver Island-based construction firm, has been awarded the contract.

We anticipate construction beginning in early 2019.

Once built, Chemainus will have a state-of-the-art library with the following features and amenities:

  • 5,000 square feet of floor space
  • Increased staffing levels
  • Expanded hours of operation
  • A larger opening day collection with many new materials
  • An expanded program schedule
  • More public computers
  • A vibrant children’s area
  • A lounging area with fireplace
  • A laptop bar
  • Study space
  • A bookable multipurpose room

Renderings of the library are below: