As many of you no doubt are already aware, the Ferndale Public Library is currently closed due to flooding damage. I can tell you that the Friends’ bookstore took on heavy damage and that we have lost a number of books and some paperwork. Restoration crew has also cut away lots of drywall. The library’s collection is sound.
Obviously we are disappointed for many reasons. This will be the first holiday season of the bookstore’s existence, and we are still hoping to be a bargain shop stop for you this year in gifting your favorite reader.
Your best resource for updates is and will continue to be the Library website.
The cause of the flooding is under investigation, the insurance company has been notified, repair and restoration are ongoing, air quality will be tested before the library is re-opened, and the library will remain closed until further notice.
A special Library Board meeting is scheduled for tomorrow evening, Tuesday, November 30, at 6:00 p.m. This meeting, open to the public, will be held at City Hall.