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The project that will expand space at the Fulton County Library from 7,384 square feet to 11,184 square and give the building's interior a new, updated look moves inside this month to begin work on the main floor and upstairs. The move inside will close the library March 19 through March 21 to relocate all books and shelves to the community room on the lower level. Librarian Jamie Brambley said the library expects to operate from the community room for three months, and that patrons should use the community room entrance at the rear of the building when the library reopens on March 22. Portions of the parking lot will remain open to patrons. "We will try to maintain as many services as we can during that time," Brambley said. Work should be finished by the end of July, giving the library's 7,877 cardholders amenities that include an elevator, a teen room with computers, a third-floor meeting room and nonfiction area, an expanded space for the Historical Society's library, new bathrooms, shelves and carpeting. The $1.2 million project is funded in part by a $500,000 state Keystone Parks & Recreation Facilities Grant. Brambley told the News that library patrons made 32,230 visits to the library in 2008. 002p1_xlg.jpg