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Remember: 4th floor is all silent and 3rd floor is silent/whisper

As you seek study spaces to meet your needs, the fourth floor of Cabell remains all-silent, including the area outside the double glass doors. No cell phones and no talking. In addition, to make more room for silent students, a portion of the third floor is marked for silent study only. Construction noise sometimes impacts […]

Use stairs Friday morning: Possible power outage

Due to work on the emergency generator, there will be a brief power blip on Friday morning, Sept. 26, scheduled for 7 a.m. If you are in the building, you may notice the emergency lights flicker. Likely, the elevators will halt and need to be restarted. Use the stairs to avoid the risk of being […]

Thursday and Friday: Concrete pours in the wee hours

There will be two concrete pours this week to extend the lower level mat slab for the construction of the new library. On Thursday morning (Sept. 25), starting at 4 a.m. and completing by 10 a.m., roughly 200 yards of concrete mix will be poured on the west side of the “pit.” Linden Street will […]

Fire alarm strobes test Wednesday 7 a.m.: No need to evacuate

Wednesday at 7 a.m., builders will conduct a test on the new fourth floor fire suppression system that is being installed. The audible alarms will be turned off. BUT, the strobe lights will activate. This test will take 25 to 30 minutes. If you are in the building between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. and […]

Trucks and tons of concrete rolling in Friday in the wee hours

  The new building will soon be rising out of “the pit” on the Linden-Park side of Cabell Library. On Friday, Sept. 19, starting at 2 a.m. the concrete “mat slab” will be poured. Preparations — a 3D web of steel rebar that will reinforce the concrete — are nearly complete. The “pour” will comprise […]

Noise on the 4th floor through September and October

Expect ongoing noise Monday-Friday, 4 a.m. to 8 a.m., on the 4th floor throughout September and October and perhaps later. New shelving is being installed for the expanded Special Collections and Archives department. Work crews will be drilling into the 4th floor slab to install rails for the compact shelving. The drilling is limited to […]

Noise Alert: Loud deliveries on 4th floor Monday, Sept. 8

Monday, Sept. 8, a large quantity of materials will be moving from the 1st floor loading dock to the 4th floor. This activity is scheduled for 7 to 10 a.m. The path will go into the silent area of the 4th floor. Expect ongoing noise on the 4th floor for the next two months. New […]

Noise Alert: Sept. 4 and beyond, expect loud drilling sounds on 3rd and 4th floors

Starting Sept. 4 and continuing off and on for two months, there will be noise on the 4th and 3rd floors from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. (Monday-Friday). Work crews will be drilling into the 4th floor slab to install rails for the compact shelving. The drilling is limited to these hours to minimize the […]