MANITOU SPRINGS – The Manitou Springs Library is packing up and moving out of its 110-year-old building.
“There was a complaint that was made against the Pikes Peak Library District. The building was not ADA accessible. And that’s what really kind of forced the hand of both the Library District and the city to bear down in addressing this issue,” said John Spears, Chief Libraian and CEO of the Pikes Peak Library District
Now plans for expansion and meeting ADA regulations are being finalized.
In the meantime, books, staff and services will relocate to the Manitou Art Center.
“They have a phenomenal makerspace, which we have several makerspaces. We have one at Library 21C, at East, and at Sandcreek, but we don’t have a makerspace in the westside. By moving in with MAC and partnering with them, we’ll be able to finally offer the west side everything…