Ellington Farman Library Restoration Project


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Ellington Farman Library

Ellington Farman Library has just completed an extensive restoration project that included work to the outside of the building, as well as an upgrade in our electrical system and a new air conditioning system. The building restoration project was done by Tri-County Restoration from Westfield, NY. This project included power washing the building, spot routing of mortar joints, repointing of the bricks and waterproofing the building. They also replaced old and rotten wood around the windows and the soffit and caulked around each window. The final step was scraping and painting the windows, soffits and the front porch. Ahlstrom Schaeffer from Jamestown, NY did our electrical upgrade work which, included moving our electric service meter. Jamestown Heating and Air of Frewsburg, NY completed the installation of a Lennox air conditioning system.

The funding for these projects came from grants we received from the New York State Education Department/New York State Library Public Library Construction Aid Program, The Lenna Foundation and the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. A portion of the funding for these projects was also from a private donation.

The Ellington Library Board of Trustees is pleased to be able to offer a library that is not only structurally sound but a beautiful addition to the community of Ellington and an enjoyable facility for our patrons use. The library is located at 760 Thornton Road, Ellington.