Archive for August, 2013

Revision of Bids Openings Deadlines

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

The deadlines for bids have been revised.

Bids for general construction services are due on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. when a public opening will occur.  Late bids will be rejected.

Bids for asbestos abatement services are due on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. when a public opening will occur.  Late bids will be rejected.

Successful bidders for either project were required to attend mandatory pre-bid conferences which were previously held.

Please see previous advertisement for bid posts on this website for more complete details.


Six Mile Regional Library District Closed Monday, September 2, 2013 in Observance of Labor Day

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Closed Labor Day

Advertisement for Bids – Asbestos Abatement Project

Friday, August 16th, 2013



will receive sealed bids for asbestos abatement project:

Six Mile Regional Library Renovation – Asbestos Abatement 2013
2001 Delmar Avenue
Granite City, IL 62040

according to Contract Documents prepared by Farmer Environmental Services, LLC 108 Emerald Hills Drive, Edwardsville, IL 62025; phone 618.656.6988; fax 618.656.8353; e-mail [email protected]

Asbestos abatement of all asbestos containing materials from the building as indicated on the drawings provided by Farmer Environmental Services, LLC.

The Owner will receive sealed bids until 3:00 p.m., August 29, 2013, local time, at Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Avenue, Granite City, IL 62040.

Bids received after stated time will not be accepted and will be returned unopened.

Bids will be opened publicly and read aloud at the above address.

A Mandatory Pre-bid Conference will be held on August 20, 2013, at 10:00 am at Six Mile Regional Library, at above address. All plans and specifications can be obtained at the Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference. Please e-mail [email protected] to reserve a set of plans.

Bids will be based on a single lump-sum asbestos abatement price.

Bids shall include not less than the prevailing hourly wage rate determined by the Illinois Department of Labor.

Illinois Preference Act (IL. Rev. Stat. Ch. 48, Par. 2201-2207) shall apply on all public works projects.

Bid Security is required in the amount of five (5) percent of Proposal..

The successful bidder will be required to furnish a satisfactory Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Payment Bond for the full amount of the bid accepted.

Owner reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive informalities in bidding, and to award a Contract for any part of the Work or the Project as a whole.


For a PDF of the advertisement, please click here.

Local Author Book Signing

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Join us this evening, Wednesday, August 14, for a book signing featuring local Granite City author, James Kafka, from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.

He will be signing copies of his latest novel, Warfolkan: Casualties of Truth.  His work of fantasy is “about a naive boy who suddenly finds himself in an unforgiving world, and is forced to grow up quickly when he meets a mysterious woman.”

James and his wife, Didi, both United States Air Force veterans, have been married 34 years and are the parents of four children. He is a 1975 graduate of the Granite City Senior High School.

The book will be available for purchase during the signing at the 2145 Johnson Road location of the library district.

The event is free and open to the public.


Youth Summer Reading Sponsors – THANK YOU!

Monday, August 5th, 2013

The Six Mile Regional Library District’s Youth Services department would like to thank the following sponsors of this year’s successful youth summer reading program:

The Friends of the Six Mile Regional Library District, The Lion’s Club of Pontoon Beach, The Granite City Optimist Club, The Granite City Illinois Parks District, The Tri-City YMCA, Madison County Transit, Mr. Twist, Granite City Cinema, Funtown USA Skating Rink, Stoppkottes’ Super Skate, Revival, Gliks, Granite City Schnucks, Si Senor Mex-Mex Grill, Breese Bikes, Creative Travel, Ariel Premium Supply, Gateway Grizzlies, and the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Museum of Transportation in Missouri.

We appreciate it!

2001 Delmar

OpenToday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

2145 Johnson

OpenToday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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