Midland County Commissioners approve a $700,000 front entrance to the downtown library.

According to the Midland Reporter-Telegram, the entrance will an expanded air-conditioned walkway, sky lights, and large signage.

The front will also include artistic elements such as a green turf wall and large-scale 3D vintage book bindings.

All total, that brings the cost to renovate the downtown library to almost $9 million.