Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Wiring Puts Library Out of Circulation.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Journal Staff Report


The branch library at Tramway and Lomas NE will be closed for about a week while crews repair faulty wiring.

The library, 908 Eastridge NE, will reopen at 10 a.m. April 3. Crews began work Monday.

Repairs are needed because heavy "book trucks" used to cart books around the library have frayed wiring under the carpet, said Julia Clarke, assistant director of the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County library system.

The old wiring system, installed when the library opened in 1987, will be repaired. The new wires are expected to last longer, she said.

In a news release, Albuquerque Public Library Director Eileen Longsworth said that for safety reasons, staff and patrons can't be in the building while the work is done. …

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