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To better serve library patrons, the North Branch of the Evanston Public Library, 2026 Central Street, will be closed for improvements and new equipment installation from July 31 to August 28. Repairs and energy efficiency improvements to the North Branch will include new lighting, ventilation, heating and cooling systems and new water service. The book drop will not be in use during this time and there will be no holds available for pick-up. The North Branch is scheduled to re-open on August 29 at 10 am.