Photo Gallery: Brand Library remodel complete and will reopen March 27
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Photo Gallery: Brand Library remodel complete and will reopen March 27

The remodeling team of Troy Parra, project manager with Spectra Company, Rueben Lombardo, project manager with Spectra Company, Debra Gerod, architect with Gruen Associates, Carolyn Flemming, library arts and culture building administrator, and Cindy Cleary, director of library arts and culture, stand in stacks loaded with CDs that are taller, an idea that allowed for several shelves of books to be relocated to different parts of the Brand Library without losing any shelf space in Glendale on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The library, which as gone through extensive renovation and repair, will reopen again on Thursday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer) (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Project manager with Spectra Company Troy Parry looks at detail work on a restored fireplace at the Brand Library in Glendale on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The library, which as gone through extensive renovation and repair, will reopen again on Thursday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer) (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Original, rescued pieces of ceiling with original artwork from a dining area hang framed on the wall above a book case at the Brand Library in Glendale on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The library, which as gone through extensive renovation and repair, will reopen again on Thursday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer) (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
A piece of brittle ceiling with original artwork hangs framed on the wall under the space it originally occupied at the Brand Library in Glendale on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The library, which as gone through extensive renovation and repair, will reopen again on Thursday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer) (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
A portrait of Leslie Coombs Brand hangs on the wall at the Brand Library in Glendale on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The library, which as gone through extensive renovation and repair, will reopen again on Thursday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer) (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
A portrait of Mary Louise Brand, Leslie Coombs Brand’s wife, hangs inside the Brand Library in Glendale on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The library, which as gone through extensive renovation and repair, will reopen again on Thursday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer) (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
One of the workers putting finishing touches on the library enters the new main entrance to the library with a new returns desk on the left at the Brand Library in Glendale on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. This area is a new development, once a breeze way, relocating the entrance from the front of the library to the side, and the returns desk from the front to the side entrance as well. The library, which as gone through extensive renovation and repair, will reopen again on Thursday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer) (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Ceiling artistry intended to respectfully represent original artwork that was found in severe disrepair after being uncovered from asbestos laden popcorn ceiling cover at the Brand Library in Glendale on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The library, which as gone through extensive renovation and repair, will reopen again on Thursday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer) (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Ceiling artistry intended to respectfully represent original artwork that was found in severe disrepair after being uncovered from asbestos laden popcorn ceiling cover over restored original glasswork over the old entry to the Brand Library in Glendale on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The library, which as gone through extensive renovation and repair, will reopen again on Thursday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer) (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
On a cement table in a discovered cove are the initials of Leslie Coombs Brand at the Brand Library in Glendale on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The library, which as gone through extensive renovation and repair, will reopen again on Thursday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer) (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
A cove, that was covered by several layers of wallpaper, was uncovered during the remodel of the Brand Library in Glendale on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The library, which as gone through extensive renovation and repair, will reopen again on Thursday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer) (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
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