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Yolo County Archives Is Undergoing Renovation

The Yolo County Archives and Records Center will be undergoing extensive renovation between October 1, 2018 until May 1, 2019.

The Yolo County Archives is being renovated between October 2018 and May 2019 through $1.5 million dollars provided by the county. Improvements include: Replacing old shelving with compact shelving that will increase storage capacity by 20-30%, new HVAC system to improve temperature and humidity levels throughout the year, new LED lighting, improvements to the vapor barrier and building eaves to improve building insulation, upgrades to the bathrooms for ADA compliance, new furniture for the Work Room and Reading Room.

Archives Restoration - Clearing the Shelves

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The shelves at the Yolo County Archives are empty! The collection has been moved into storage. The next stage of the renovation will begin.

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Yolo County Archives Is Ready for Renovation

The Yolo County Archives and Records Center, located at 226 Buckeye Street in Woodland, will be undergoing extensive renovation this fall. To protect both the historic Archival Collection and the items stored in the Records Center, these collections will be moved off-site and stored in secured, climate-controlled facilities.

Accordingly, public access will be suspended October 1, 2018 until May 1, 2019. The Archives will continue to make researcher appointments, as space allows, on Tuesdays (9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) and Thursdays (12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) until September 27, 2018. Thereafter, Archives staff will handle research requests by phone and email on a more limited basis. The public will continue to have access to digital resources and digitized materials online at www.yolocountylibrary.org.

[For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please contact Archives staff at 530-666-8010 or at archives@yolocounty.org. To receive updates about the status of this project, visit www.yolocountylibrary.org.]

Yolo County Archives Is Ready for Renovation

Source: Yolo County Library Report

The Yolo County Archives and Records Center, located at 226 Buckeye Street in Woodland, will be undergoing extensive renovation this fall. To protect both the historic Archival Collection and the items stored in the Records Center, these collections will be moved off-site and stored in secured, climate-controlled facilities.

Accordingly, public access will be suspended October 1, 2018 until May 1, 2019. The Archives will continue to make researcher appointments, as space allows, on Tuesdays (9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) and Thursdays (12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) until September 27, 2018. Thereafter, Archives staff will handle research requests by phone and email on a more limited basis. The public will continue to have access to digital resources and digitized materials online at www.yolocountylibrary.org.

[For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please contact Archives staff at 530-666-8010 or at archives@yolocounty.org. To receive updates about the status of this project, visit www.yolocountylibrary.org.]

Yolo County Archives and Records Center Renovation

Post Date: 08/29/2018 3:57 PM

Source: County of Yolo Press Release

(Woodland, CA) – The Yolo County Archives and Records Center, located at 226 Buckeye Street in Woodland, will be undergoing extensive renovation this fall. To protect both the historic Archival Collection and the items stored in the Records Center, these collections will be moved off-site and stored in secured, climate controlled facilities. Accordingly, public access at the location will be suspended beginning October 1, 2018 until the anticipated project completion date of May 1, 2019.

The Archives will continue to make researcher appointments, as space allows, on Tuesdays (9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) and Thursdays (12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) until September 27, 2018. Thereafter, Archives staff will handle research requests by phone and email on a more limited basis. The public will continue to have access to digital resources and digitized materials online at www.yolocountylibrary.org on the Yolo County Archives page.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please contact Archives staff at 530-666-8010 or at archives@yolocounty.org. To receive updates about the status of this project, visit: www.yolocountylibrary.org.

Budget Approved

Nearly $2M budget approved for Yolo County Library renovations

In the Daily Democrat article, Director of General Services Kevin Yarris describes the project: "There are three phases the building must go through for the project: the archives renovation, ADA and security improvements and renovations to the staff areas. . . The archives will be moved to a secured and climate controlled building while the renovations are made to that area of the building. It is still unknown if public access to the temporary archives building will be allowed. . . The project should be completed by the end of the year."

(More: Daily Democrat Article)

New Shelving System

Archives Renovation News

"The Yolo County Archives and Records Center will be undergoing a two million dollar renovation in the Spring/Summer of 2018 to increase storage capacity and improve the control over the temperature and humidity of the facility. These changes will help to ensure that the existing collection is well preserved and that there is sufficient space for future acquisitions. The County is currently in the process of selecting a vendor for the compact storage shelving system that will be installed. "

Yolo County Librarian's February e-Newsletter