:John Carocci, the information technology manager with Newton County Library System, helps remove some of the disassembled office chairs Monday in the children's area at the Covington branch. The area is undergoing renovations and is closed to patrons through Monday. One half of the carpet was removed Sunday and staff on Monday was removing miscellaneious items so the remaining half could be installed. Library Director Lace Keaton said the old carpeting was a safety hazard. - Staff  Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith

:John Carocci, the information technology manager with Newton County Library System, helps remove some of the disassembled office chairs Monday in the children's area at the Covington branch. The area is undergoing renovations and is closed to patrons through Monday. One half of the carpet was removed Sunday and staff on Monday was removing miscellaneious items so the remaining half could be installed. Library Director Lace Keaton said the old carpeting was a safety hazard. - Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith