Completed in phases beginning in 2009, over 7000 SF of the interior of the Defiance Public Library has been renovated and reimagined. Attention was given to providing new teen space on the mezzanine level, new staff work areas, a new circulation desk, a history room, a reading room overlooking the river, a digital commons, a new childrens craft area, and new lighting and HVAC systems throughout. On the exterior, new concrete steps with safety railings improve the entrance area.