New library collection,
The old Park Library building was gutted, resided, and an addition added between 1998 and 2001. The work was done by Greiner and Associates, Grand Rapids, and Christman Construction, Lansing, Michigan. Architectural materials documenting the addition are in the CMU. Park Library Architectural materials collection, 1966, 2001. Ground breaking ceremonies for the new Park Library building at Central Michigan University (CMU) were held on April 21, 1999. A decommissioning dinner for the library staff and other CMU staff who worked in the library was held May 7, 1999. An open house for the university community was held on January 9, 2002. Formal dedication of the building occurred on April 12, 2002.