Ojai Valley Library Friends & Foundation, Inc. (OVLFF)
A 501(c)(3) Corporation

Twice-Sold Tales - Construction
- a pictorial history -

Photographer, Fred Rothenberg, has been documenting the building's progress.
If you would like to see his picture collection click here
.

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April 2016
Supan Builders begin work




(Scott Supan and son, Cody, with Susan Bee reviewing plans)

May 2016


(Digging the footings)


(Tying in the rebar reinforcement)


(Cement footings poured, rebar crosshatching for cement slab completed - slab poured)

JUNE 2016


framing begins


ready for the ceiling and roof !

JULY 2016


looking towards Ojai Avenue from the new meeting room


one of the two skylights (one in each room)


Now that the building is closed in it will be harder to see the changes that are taking place. These
wall markings show that the electrician has been locating switches, lights, etc. while the pipes in prevous pictures show
that the plumber and the sprinkler system people have been at work.

AUGUST 2016


AC/heating and electrical installation - AC/heating and wall insulation installed, wall board going up


Water control valves for sprinkler system - logs staged for building new front pergola


Construction of front pergola begins - preparation for exterior stucco begins

SEPTEMBER 2016


ready for painting - rear window installed



looking out! - Golden State WaterCo. installing water line for sprinkler system


pergola being constructed


meeting room - white oak bookshelves going into the bookstore


rear: stucco completed, window and doors installed - front: facade needs replacing; rotten wood underneath

OCTOBER 2016


finishing the interior


and the exterior front bring rebuilt

NOVEMBER 2016


meeting room- painted and carpeted


Twice-Sold Tales bookstore- painted and carpeted


Bookstore building front with new glass and pergola

DECEMBER 2016

The inside rooms continue to have window shades, electrical, audio, and other "tweaks" worked on.


The Secret Garden area is being replanted
while the last of the "finishing tasks" are addressed inside and outside of the building.
The bookstore volunteers are preparing to begin moving inventory into the store...

...and it's finished and ready for the
Grand Re-opening Celebration...

- Bookstore-

-Entrance on Ojai Avenue-

- Interior and Meeting Room-


...and the Grand Re-opening of the bookstore and new meeting room on January 22, 2017 -
ready for business!



 

 

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