Ramsey County Library White Bear Lake

White Bear Lake, Minnesota

  • Owner

    Ramsey County
    White Bear Lake Library


    Bentz/Thompson/Rietow, Inc.

  • Delivery Method



    12,500 sq. ft. remodel
    4,000 sq. ft. new

The renovation of the Ramsey County Library, White Bear Lake included an addition to the north side of the building along with a remodel of the existing space. The remodel was a collaborative design-build effort with Bentz/Thompson/Rietow Architects. Approximately 12,500 square feet of the existing library was remodeled, including the HVAC and electrical system, walls, floors, and ceiling. The 4,000 square foot addition includes HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems, offices, community room, bathrooms, and entryway. The library also features an interactive I-Play projection gaming system located in the teen/children’s room allowing a fun interaction between library patrons and images.