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Project Status

Completed. Opened to the public September 4, 2019. 

Project Details

Located at 7821 Maryland Ave in Clayton. The new Mid-County Branch is 15% larger than the former branch and is approximately 18,860 square feet in size. The building’s exterior is accented with teal glazed brick and is surrounded by ample green space. Visitors to the new branch will enter through a large plaza on the west side of the building. Inside, patrons will find comfortable seating, abundant natural light and views of the bustling city center. The new branch features private study rooms, an interactive children’s area sponsored by the William T. Kemper Foundation, a teen space, a computer lab, and secure underground parking.


View photos of the construction progress.

View photos from opening day - September 4, 2019.


  • Family Restroom
  • Enhanced Children's Area
  • Quiet Reading Room
  • Updated Community Meeting Room
  • Two Private Study Rooms
  • Vending Area
  • Business Center with Fax, Copy and Scanning Machines
  • New Shelving, Furniture and Comfortable Seating
  • ​Secure underground parking


Christner Architects


$8.5 million