On Wednesday, January 27, 2016 a big crane was used to assist in placing roofing framework up over the new children's area at North Main. In July 2014, local residents gathered for Community Conversations. During that time, they let their voices be heard and identified the need for items, such as: more children’s programming. We are getting closer to making this happen for the Eau Claire community. The North Main library construction began the fall of 2015.