New addition to North Branch library almost complete

A view of the side of the new addition to the north branch of BPL. Photos: Frances Dinkelspiel

While the reopening of the north branch of the Berkeley Public Library is still three to four months away, its new contours are apparent. Construction crews have completed the building and painting of two-story addition to the building, which will house a new multipurpose room, a teen reading area, and a staff room.

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