The remodeling of the Red Bank Public Library will take up to three months longer than planned, in part because of the discovery of asbestos in a chimney, the Asbury Park Press reports today.

From the story:

The West Front Street borough library is now not expected to reopen until March because of asbestos removal and a utility’s delay in installation of new electrical service, library officials said.

“That (electrical work) has been done, but it took a while to get done,” said Jane Eigenrauch, adult services librarian. “The asbestos is in an old chimney area and has to be properly removed, and the schedule is to do it next Thursday or Friday.”

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