The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System will hold a second round of seven public meetings, beginning Feb. 5, to share design plans and­­­ details about the upcoming renovation of seven libraries, including: Kirkwood, Southwest, Sandy Springs, Washington Park, Dogwood, West End and Roswell Libraries.

The meetings will include a presentation of design concepts by the Design/Build team of Hogan Construction and McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture & Chasm Architecture. Each meeting will be an opportunity for residents to ask questions about the renovation process, share comments about the new designs and learn about expected closing dates. This will be the last public meeting held for libraries in Group 1 before construction begins.

The Library Renovation Project Team will be available throughout the meeting to answer questions from residents and patrons. The following libraries are included in Group 1 of the renovation project and will host community meetings on the following dates:

· Monday, Feb. 5 – Kirkwood Library

· Tuesday, Feb. 6 – Southwest Library

· Wednesday, Feb. 7 – Sandy Springs Library

· Tuesday, Feb. 13 – Washington Park Library

· Tuesday, Feb. 20 – Dogwood Library

· Thursday, Feb. 22 – West End Library

· Tuesday, Feb. 27 – Roswell Library

All meetings will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information and location information, visit

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.